• Short Summary

    An item showing the tallest and shortest Air Raid Precautions wardens in London.

  • Description

    Tiny and tall ARP.

    London.

    A.R.P (Air Raid Precautions) warden Alf Pratley, who is 3 feet 4 1/2 inches tall, walks down the street and mops his brow. He chats to his neighbours. M/S of him next to pump engine and directing the hose in practise. M/S as the camera pans up 6 feet 3 inch warden Miss Ackland. The camera pans up and down to show how tall she is. A man asks her directions and she points across the road. Various shots as she writes in her book and walks along the street.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1542.14
    Media URN:
    49599
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:48:00 / 01:28:39:00
    Canister:
    NSP 309

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