• Short Summary

    Trailer asking parents to make sure their children are not playing with unexploded bombs.

  • Description

    Title reads: "M of I - Government Official".

    Ministry of Information trailer asking parents to warn their children about dangers of unexploded bombs - Hands Off, Bombs!

    A group of children playing in the countryside. CU danger sign - unexploded bombs! The children ignore the signs and climb under the barbed wire fence. CU different types of mortar bombs, shells and grenades. Boy picking up bomb and examining it. Soldiers using metal detectors. Children examine bomb and then place it into doll's trolley. Trolley explodes. Children look shocked but unharmed. CU graves belonging to children killed by playing with unexploded bombs. Man in uniform speaks to camera, asking parents to impress on their children the danger of playing with ammunition and bombs. Boy tripping over something, he bends down and picks up bomb. CU danger sign.

    End title reads: "Danger - don't touch!"

    NB: item part of Gazette issue 45/8.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2915.34
    Media URN:
    84147
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:56:00 / 01:54:19:00
    Canister:
    45/8 (TRAILERS)

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