• Short Summary

    Dover, the Malta of Britain, carries on. Exclusive Paramount photo-report gives graphic impression of life?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Twenty Miles From Dover

    DOVER, ENGLAND: GV of Dover...IN ROLL NO. 10428

    GV street and intact buildings pan to wrecked buildings.
    SV pan wrecked building.
    GV corner building wrecked.
    GV pan wrecked dwelling buildings.
    LV corner building wrecked.
    LTV pan kids in school classroom.
    CU pan children in class.
    LV teacher pointing to diagram on board - kids file out to shelter.
    CU children running out of school to shelter.
    LV kids out of school into shelter.
    GV kids walking through underground tunnel shelter.
    SV travel shot kids walking through tunnel shelter.
    LV teacher reading to kiddies in shelter.
    CU teacher reading, kids behind.
    LTV EXT. Hotel that keeps open during raids.
    STV INT. trawler and minesweeping men playing darts in bar.
    SCU proprietor pulling up drink pan to man drinking.
    LV INT. pan underground restaurant in town - people eating.
    SV members of Services and girls at tables.
    LV party at table in alcove.
    CU paying waitress.
    GV and GV travel shot thru' street showing women shopping, etc. buildings intact.
    CU pan down cliffs to underground shelter entrance.
    Sv women and kids towards camera pan entering shelter entrance.
    GV showing people seated in caves.
    SV women playing cards.
    CU angle shot woman knitting.
    STV kids watching clockwork train.
    CU kid watching train.
    GV underground emergency operating theatre, girl being carried in.
    CU Doctor pan down to legs of girl being bandaged.
    GV, STV and SV pan people at whist drive in underground shelter.
    GV vicar conducting evening service.
    SV vicar playing harmonium pan to congregation singing.
    SV vicar conducting pan to women singing.
    CU two women types singing...LV travel shot baby shaking cot and people preparing for bed.
    CU woman curling hair.
    SV people asleep in bunks and tea being brought round.

    LV cliffs of Dover...IN ROLL NO. 6012

    ORIG. NEG. & BLUE

    CENSORED SCENES:
    GTV and LTV dover harbour showing dwelling houses in foreground and sea in background.
    GTV pan from Dover harbour to dwelling houses further in land.

    Home Front; Self-Reference; Great Britain
    Background: Dover, the Malta of Britain, carries on. Exclusive Paramount photo-report gives graphic impression of life in England's frontline.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA56GWNAERIJ3NMVZ79I3FCL3IC
    Media URN:
    VLVA56GWNAERIJ3NMVZ79I3FCL3IC
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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