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March of Time -- outtakes -- Gas mask fitting in London

Film | Accession Number: 2004.723.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4062 | Film ID: 2728

People in and around London prepare for the possibility of war. Several people look at a map posted on the side of a building. Closer shots of posters reading: "City of Westminster Air Raid Precautions, Fitting Gas Masks." Women and children gathering cut tree limbs from a street and construction of some kind, perhaps laying a sidewalk (these scenes are not described in the dope sheet). Shots of people waiting in line outside a building, then shots of people trying on gas masks and attempting to breathe through them. A child-sized mask is placed on the face of a crying toddler. More scenes of people waiting in line and trying on masks, in different locations.

Film Title
England!
Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:08:42
Event Date
1938 September
Locale
London, England
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:45:12
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