• Short Summary

    Civilians prepare a room in their house as an air raid shelter.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Your Home As An Air Raid Shelter".

    LS of German bombers flying overhead.

    VS of people clearing up wreckage after bombing raid.

    MS Man and his family reading newspaper which is spread out on table in their lounge.

    GV Ext. London Post Office.

    VS of family following the booklet's instructions and protecting their home against bombing, they put earth banks around the outside of the doors, barricades across other doors and windows, stick paper across all glass windows and put heavy furniture in front of windows on the inside and then they prepare the cellar for occupation as a refuge during an air raid.

    MS of the family sitting in their cellar refuge where they have installed some furniture a radio as well as lighting and bunk beds.

    LS of bombers overhead.

    VS of family leaving their underground shelter.

    CU of booklet "Your Home as an Air Raid Shelter".

    N.B. This reel shows some signs of damage.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1164.07
    Media URN:
    40228
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:12:00 / 01:07:14:00
    Canister:
    40/81

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