• Short Summary

    British Cabinet meet. Recruits join up in various countries. US troops in action in Korean War.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Danger Sound The Alert".

    London, Ottawa, Canada. America. Korea.

    CU Nameplate 'Downing Street'. GV People waiting in Downing Street. SV Elevated pan John Strachey arriving. SV Pan Lord AV Alexander arriving. SV Aneurin 'Nye' Bevan arriving. SV Pan Emanuel 'Manny' Shinwell arriving. SV Ernest Bevin being assisted from car, pan as he walks in. GV People milling around. SV Winston Churchill and Anthony Eden arriving. GV People waving and pushing forward. CU Door of No 10 closing. SV RAF flag flying over Victory House. MV WAAF enlisting. Man walks forward and sits down to enlist. CU Officer giving form to man. SV WRAF (Women's Royal Air Force) showing girl where to fill in form. CU Girl's hand filling in form. GV Officer speaking to men, who are seated. CU Officer. CU Man holding Bible being sworn in.

    Filton Aerodrome, Bristol. Various shots of US Civil Air Cadets at Filton Aerodrome. Various shots of American Cadets looking at Meteor.

    Fort Dix, New Jersey, United States of America (USA). Various shots of US Army Cadets undergoing basic infantry training crawling into trenches etc. while under fire.

    Ottawa, Canada. Various shots of men volunteering for service.


    SV Pan refugees along roadside. GV Mountainous country showing shells bursting. SV refugee - possessions on back. MV refugee wiping brow. US lorry pulling gun. VS of Marines Ambushed by North Koreans. VS of US fighters attacking ground targets. VS American Superfort bombers on raid.
    Korean War material.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:30:00 / 01:50:45:00

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