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  • Short Summary

    Bomb damage to a church and suburban houses following a Luftwaffe raid on S.E. England

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    Unused / Unissued Material - dates and unclear or unknown

    WS. Church with entire wall missing due to bomb damage. MS. Man sitting in his bedroom with large hole in the wall he raises his hand to point to the hole. CU. Bomb damage to wall. WS. Interior of church pan down from Christ on the Cross to see damage caused around the altar area. CU. Bible on a stand a hand opens it. WS. Pan up to church window where the glass has been blown away and continue to see large hole in the roof. WS. Of pews behind is area of missing wall with the street and houses visible beyond pan over wreckage on the church floor. WS. Church Window with glass blown in pan to huge holes in the roof. LS. The front door of a house the door has been blown in a man reaches out to collect two pints of milk. MS. Debris in a garden pan to the house to see the windows blown in and part of the brickwork missing. MS. Debris on the ground pan up to house to see damage. CU. Bomb hole in street pan to the damaged roofs of a row of houses continue pan to see house with a hole blown in the front and windows blown out. Pan down to house front with holes blown through the brickwork. WS. Old man pointing to a crater in the ground and the debris surrounding it. LS. Old man emerging from an air raid shelter surrounded by sand bags pan to see the house with its windows blown in WS. Old man pointing to a crater caused by the bombing. WS. Pan across debris to see house with its front blown away and the remains of the room inside.

    LS. Debris. LS. Debris inside church pan to see the altar. WS. Chairs and pews that have been blown over. WS. Crumbling font of a house and pan to see other houses in the street also with their windows missing. MS. Frontage of house. WS. Police in the street outside a row of wrecked houses. WS. A crater in the road which has revealed a water pipe pan up to see a policeman directing traffic around the crater pan to house with it's windows blown in. MS. Hole in the ground with damaged water pipe pan to people in the street surveying the destruction. WS High Angle hole in the road and bomb damaged house. WS. House with front door that has been blown off its hinges and two pints of milk outside. MS. Remains of a bed amongst the rubble. MS. Chair amongst wreckage pan to the bedroom of a house the wall of the house missing but the bed inside the room still intact with its covers on. LS. Chest of drawers perched amongst rubble pan up to a bedroom pan to next room of the house with a bed almost falling out of the remains of the house. CU. Pieces of shrapnel pan up to Policeman's face.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:03:54:00
    UN 221 C

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