• Short Summary

    Ministry of Health encourages people to wear masks to stop spread of germs in shelters.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Germ-masks for crowds".

    London.

    Various shots of three women taking bits of fabric out of their handbags. They tie the fabric around their faces like bandit mask. Narrator explains the Ministry of Heath wants everyone to wear germ masks to prevent colds and flu spreading, particularly in the air raid shelters.

    M/S of cab driver scratching his head in disbelief. C/U of woman in a mask. C/U of sign for Underground station. M/S of three masked women walking into station. M/S of masked woman talking to man, he lifts her mask and tries to give her a kiss.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1069.22
    Media URN:
    37786
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:18:00 / 01:27:47:00
    Canister:
    41/12

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