• Short Summary

    Mr Geoffrey Lloyd opens a big gas masks factory at Blackburn.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "GAS MASKS FOR CIVILIANS - Big factory opened at Blackburn."

    Blackburn, Lancashire.

    Parliamentary Under-secretary for the Home Department, Mr Geoffrey Lloyd, standing in front of microphone talking abut the need for everyone to have a gas mask in the event of war (natural sound). He is talking at the opening of a big gas masks factory in Blackburn. After the speech, he and several other officials fit the gas masks on, demonstrating how they are used. Several shots of the process of making gas masks in the newly open factory.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    909.05
    Media URN:
    13354
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:50:00 / 01:07:03:00
    Canister:
    37/4

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