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    Title reads: "I'll see you in the morning (I hope not!)."

    Location of events unknown.

    Informative trailer instructing people to be just as vigilant about the blackout in gloomy winter mornings as they are at night.

    L/S of aeroplane flying at dawn. Early morning night shot of suburban house. M/S of man in bed, he leans over and switches on his bedside lamp. L/S of house - the occupiers have removed to blackout curtains before going to sleep so we can see lights being switched on in every part of the house!

    M/S looking through French windows. A man opens the curtains and switches on the light. We see him doing his morning exercises. M/S of open back door, light floods out of it. Some one is sweeping dust out onto the step. M/S looking through window of man having shave with light on. M/S looking through kitchen window of a woman cooking breakfast.

    Night shots of bicycle and van driving down street. Because the cyclist is not wearing any reflective gear the van has to swerve to avoid it. M/S, taken from nearby rooftop, of painters working in office block. They are painting with the lights on and no blackout curtains.

    M/S of suburban house. M/S of man putting up blackout curtains. He stops midway through what he is doing, switches on a lamp and lights a cigarette.

    The careless people in this story as referred to by fictitious names: Mr and Mrs Twerp. Narrator finishes with joke: "It's a good job we're not all twerps".

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    37755
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1067.37
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:59:00 / 01:50:38:00
    Canister:
    41/8
    Sort Number:
    41/008
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    blackouts Love On VE Day Keep 1941 A to Z of The Night 2 Inspirations home Untitled WorkSpace VE DAY Christmas 1940s
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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