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    Location: London, England / Great Britain

    Film showing rooms and artefacts from the British government's underground bomb shelter used in the Second World War.

    VS. Inside the underground bomb shelter used by the British government during the Second World War. CU. Labels placed around a table to demarcate where people should sit. The names include, Mr Amery, Lord Woolton, Mr. Bevin, Mr. Eden, Mr. Attlee and 'The Prime Minister'. CU. A pot of glue, pencils and an ink well. At the prime minister's place there are three labels reading 'Report in three days', 'Report progress in one week' and 'Action this day'. CU. A candle in a tin. VS. Around the shelter, showing a bedroom, the broadcasting room and a desk. CU. Sign reading 'Keep Locked', a clock stopped at 3.36 pm. MS. An operations room full of desks, a map, and boxes. CU. Telephones. VS. A blackboard detailing the number of enemy aircraft shot down and a radio.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960 - 1969
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:46:00 / 01:42:16:00
    UN 4608 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 4608 D
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