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Citizens army / a Strand Film production ; produced for the Ministry of Information.
Date
1941
Main contributor
Taylor, Donald, 1911-1966
Summary
Men from a variety of backgrounds and professional fields are trained for the British Home Guard. Describes the development and standardization of this volunteer citizen's army. Scenes from training schools show instruction in use of modern weapons, methods of attack, camouflage, and dispersal under aircraft fire. Depicts practice maneuvers in the heart of London.
Contributors
Taylor, Donald, 1911-1966; Moffat, Ivan; Speaight, Robert, 1904-1976; Strand Film Company; Great Britain. Ministry of Information.; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Ministry of Information
Genres
Sponsored films.; Documentary films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
Great Britain. Home Guard.; World War, 1939-1945; War work
Location
Great Britain
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (11 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes

DVD copy available.

Creation/Production Credits

Producer, Donald Taylor ; director, Ivan Moffat ; camera, Charles Marlborough ; commentary writer, Robert Speaight ; sound recorder, C. Tasto.

Statement of Responsibility

a Strand Film production ; produced for the Ministry of Information.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7818175; OCLC: ocn903533159; OCLC: 903533159