• Short Summary

    Trailer about fire prevention.

  • Description

    Ministry of Information public information trailer - Fire prevention.

    Title - 'Is your street organisation really efficient'. Various shots wreckage of burnt building. CU rota. MS fire guard wardens. CU of their names on rota. MS watcher on duty sitting inside. MS notice on how to tackle a fire bomb. MS warden blowing whistle during practise, people rush out and extinguish the obvious fire bomb but leave other more dangerous ones unattended.

    MS warning whistle. Various shots as people come out and look for the more dangerous fire bombs. MS's showing bombs on roofs in awkward spots. Various shots water in different receptacles. MS fire watcher. MS gunfire outside. MS as warden gets up and goes outside. MS warden looking up to the sky.

    CU 'Train and Practise, Britain shall not Burn'.

    Cataloguer's note: item was originally part of Gazette issue 41/72.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2917.45
    Media URN:
    84212
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:52:00 / 02:00:05:00
    Canister:
    41/72 (TRAILERS)

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