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    Scenes of the British government's underground bomb shelter used in the Second World War

  • Description

    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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3299.04
    Media URN:
    91276
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960 - 1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:46:00 / 01:42:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 4608 D

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