• Short Summary

    Great scenes of men repairing bomb damage and shelters for the homeless.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Patching London".

    London.

    VS Good shots of workmen and light builders cranes and other equipment at work on the clearance of debris and the repair of damaged buildings in London after a German air raid, also shots of the ruins. CU of a humorous sign on wrecked shop: "This Is Nothing! You ought to see what the RAF have done to our Berlin Branch!" More shots of men working to repair damage.

    VS Good shots at a reception centre for those made homeless by the bombing, showing chefs preparing food, people eating and volunteers serving them, people playing cards and relaxing on mattresses laid on floor of large room.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1057.44
    Media URN:
    21168
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:58:00 / 01:50:05:00
    Canister:
    40/83

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