• Short Summary

    Good home front film encouraging people to carry their gas masks at all times.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Do You Carry Your Gas Mask ?".

    Shot of unidentified British politician from the Ministry of Home Security seated behind desk telling viewers how important it is that they carry their gas masks. The speech lays over various shots of people with their gas masks. They go into air raid shelters, sit at lathes in munitions factories etc.

    The man behind the desk puts on his gas mask and continues his work. Women in the typing pool put on their gas masks and continue typing. One of the girls is questioned about how easy it is to work wearing a gas mask.

    Title reads: "Do You Carry Your Gas Mask ?"

    VS of people going into and coming out of a public air raid shelter carrying their gas masks. CU of board with note about how many people weren't carrying their masks.

    Title reads: "Don't Be A Potential Casualty Always Carry Your Gas Mask".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1055.36
    Media URN:
    21105
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:03:00 / 01:40:20:00
    Canister:
    40/73

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