• Short Summary

    Civil Defence troops demonstrate rescue methods and emergency feeding at their rally.

  • Description

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

    GV Civil Defence teams lined up for inspection by General Sir Sidney Kirkman. CU. Arm flash "Welfare". CU. Arm flash "Head Quarters". CU. Arm flash "Ambulance". SCU pan with Sir Kirkman as he inspects Civil Defence personnel. GV. Crowd watching. SC. Civil Defence worker (woman) mixing cement for the building of an oven, & CU. SC. Another woman laying the first bricks of the oven. GV. Arena, 'bomb' explodes, another 'bomb' explodes. SC. Civil Defence rescue squads going into action. SC. Casualty lying on ground, Pan from him to another casualty being attended to by Civil Defence worker. SV. Civil Defence squad approaching another casualty. SV. Civil Defence rescue squads going up a ladder to a casualty in a 'bombed' building. CU. Rescue workers attending to another casualty. CU. Rescue workers attending to casualty in 'bombed' building. CU. Rescue squads attending to another casualty. SV. Rescue worker ready to lower the man from 'bombed' building. CU. Rescue worker holding ropes which guide stretcher down, pan from him to other workers lowering stretcher which is attached to a ladder. SC. People watching. SV. Stretcher with casualty as it is lowered on the ground. SV. Women workers finishing their brick oven. CU. Girl lighting fire in oven. GV. Completed oven.

    (Neg.) (Title "I")

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:56:00 / 01:09:10:00

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