• Short Summary

    Enemy bombers make widespread raids from north east to south west without damaging military objectives.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: High Altitude Raids Cause Little Damage

    England: GV Wrecked buildings - ARP officials in f-g. SV ARP workers pan up to wreckage. STV Smoke issuing from roof of building. TV Pan down wrecked factory to wrecked lorries. Interior Shot: Pan of wrecked factory. SCU Firemen amongst wreckage extinguishing smouldering refuse. SV Bomb crater pan to blown in windows of church with people outside. SV Damaged pews pan up to blown out window. SV Blown out window. SV Blown out window pan down to font. CU Font with inscription "Suffer Little Children", etc. TV Damaged houses people outside. SV Front of house blown out. Bomb crater in front garden people looking on. CU Dashund dog crossing street. SV Pan men repairing tiles and windows. Track shot through window showing wrecked houses. Pan down wrecked houses. Pan down wrecked houses. SV Smiling faces of occupants of wrecked houses. CU Pan smiling faces.

    Good Scenes: SV ARP Men putting body on a stretcher in alleyway. SCU putting cover over body on stretcher. CU Covered body on stretcher. CU Body and stretcher covered. SV Stretcher being borne by ARP men. STV Stretcher being carried to emergency ambulance. GV Stretcher put into emergency ambulance. SV Ambulance towards moves off. GV Ambulance moves off notice 'School drive Slowly' in f-g. SV Ambulance away towards crowd. SV Ambulance away through crowd buildings in b-g. SV Pan crowd of onlookers cordoned off.

    CENSORED SCENES: LV Undamaged church. GV Pan men repairing roofs of row of houses.

    Air Raids and War Damage: World War II (Second World War)
    Background: Enemy bombers make widespread raids from north east to south west without damaging military objectives.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Black & White
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