• Short Summary

    Great short documentary film about India's role in the war effort.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - location and dates unclear or unknown.

    Full title reads: "Tools For The Job".

    Bombay, India. Film made by the Indian Film Unit.

    GV Bombay Harbour.

    VS to show the readiness of Bombay in case of surprise bombing raid. Coverage shows street lights, lights in homes and shops are covered and headlights covered and dimmed.

    CU of map of India and seas around.

    VS ARP (Air Raid Precautions), fire fighters and other Civil Defence Corps. in action during mock attack.

    VS Interior factories to show India's war effort. Among industries seen are steel works, ammunition works, rubber tyre factory, lorry works, uniform, blanket and tent manufacture, drugs, medicines and ship building.

    VS of Parade of Indian Princes on elephants. VS of Spitfires taking off in Britain.

    VS of Indian soldiers and sailors marching through streets of Bombay during a Tattoo.

    Montage of Indian workers involved in war production.

    (Dupe Neg.)

    Cataloguer's Note: Great short documentary about India's role in the war effort - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:58:00 / 01:56:53:00
    UN 297 A

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