• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of later months of 1940.

  • Description

    Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.

    Reel 4.

    01:49:09 VS of factory making Spitfire planes. Includes shots of women working.

    01:49:38 Food is distributed to people taking shelter in London Underground stations. VS of anti-aircraft guns firing. More shots of people in Tube station air raid shelters.

    01:50:13 Blitz scenes - burning buildings in London. Firemen at work. More shots of people in shelter. Morning breaks. Scenes of devastation in bombed City. Corpse carried out and injured people helped. Bombed out people in the streets. Man shaves in smashed home. Milkman delivers to wrecked house.

    01:51:36 People stream across bridge in London on their way to work. Crowds gather to look at bomb damage. People clear up broken glass. VS of smashed London buses. VS of ARP and other Civil Defence workers having cups of tea after working. Herbert Morrison has a bit to eat after seeing Fire Service at work. People doing repair work.

    01:52:40 VS Unexploded found in Piccadilly. Shots of empty streets in the area.

    01:53:12 VS of people making radio showing linking up parents with evacuee children in America. Radio operators twiddle knobs while parents talk.

    01:54:33 End of Programme Titles. Sound of radio programme fades out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2245.08
    Media URN:
    75692
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    hd film id:
    HD31.04
    hd tape id:
    HD31
    hd time in:
    01:20:35:00
    hd time out:
    01:26:41:02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:09:00 / 01:55:15:00
    Canister:
    TTR

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