• Short Summary

    Leicester prepares for an experimental anti-aircraft blackout.

  • Description

    Leicester, Midlands.

    Various shots of people preparing for an experimental anti-aircraft blackout in the city of Leicester. Men paint lampposts and curbs with black and white stripes. Others in protective suits and gas mask hoods put special dimmers on the headlights of an ambulance (?). More men in similar clothing work with brooms and liquid to decontaminate a street from poison gas.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    953.03
    Media URN:
    16231
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:45:00 / 01:02:13:00
    Canister:
    38/9

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