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  • Short Summary

    Life going on in London during the Blitz. Some items from newsreels.

  • Description

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    Untitled- Air Raids.
    London streets after air raids. Home guards searching through rubble after a raid. Piccadilly Circus deserted, probably during an air raid alert. Posters around Eros advertise "War Bonds". CU of posters, lower Regent Street also deserted. Burlington Arcade with bomb damage.

    Untitled-National Emergency Washing.
    Pan across a large converted bus with sign on it saying "National Emergency Washing Service, Free clothes washing for bombed and reception areas". Inside are washing machines. People in the street hand in their dirty cloths to a female crew of five . Inside the bus are washing machines. The bus and trailer drive off .
    Untitled- Bomb damage. Central London
    Scenes of badly damaged streets and buildings in London. Chancery Lane, and central London.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2977.04
    Media URN:
    85445
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1940
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:49:00 / 01:33:20:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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