• Short Summary

    Public information showing how people can deal with an incendiary bomb dropping in.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "How You Can Deal With Incendiary Bombs".

    Public information film full of useful details and a dramatisation of a bombing raid.

    CU of man showing a small incendiary bomb to the camera.

    Men of the AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service) demonstrate hoses and small water pumps.

    Dramatisation of fire bomb being dropped on house.

    A happy family are standing in their lounge listening to a record. Planes fly overhead. A bomb is dropped the roof. Shots of the bedroom as it sets on fire. The family set about their practised routine for putting out fires. One of the family run to fetch the Fire Brigade (From Barnes) but by the time they arrive, the fire has been put out. The father of the house goes out to shake hands with the firemen.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1047.26
    Media URN:
    20858
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:13:00 / 01:36:14:00
    Canister:
    40/48

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment