• Short Summary

    Air raid rehearsal at a radio factory in Southend in Essex.

  • Description

    Rehearsal at a factory in case of an enemy air raid.

    Full titles read: "INDUSTRIAL ARP [AIR RAID PRECAUTION]"

    L/S's of hundreds of women workers in a radio factory in Southend, Essex. An air raid siren sounds and the workers promptly leave their posts and go outside. L/S's of the women going inside large underground bunkers wearing gas masks. M/S from inside the bunker. L/S's of biplanes flying over and dropping fake bombs

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    999.50
    Media URN:
    19319
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:48:00 / 01:43:51:00
    Canister:
    39/12

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The unnamed factory seen in this clip is the EKCO radio factory at Southend. A conveniently placed EKCO truck at 00:49 ensures that we know that!

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