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If war should come

Author: Humphrey Jennings; Harry Watt; Alberto Cavalcanti; British Film Institute.; Great Britain. Post Office. Film Unit.
Publisher: [London] : The British Flm Institute, 2009.
Series: GPO Film Unit collection, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contains 18 films from the period 1939-1941 and provides a fascinating and poignant insight into a nation on the cusp of war and its transition to the brutal realities of lie in the Blitz.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Humphrey Jennings; Harry Watt; Alberto Cavalcanti; British Film Institute.; Great Britain. Post Office. Film Unit.
OCLC Number: 494626687
Notes: "This DVD is a jointly fund project between BFI, Royal Mail, The British Postal Museum & Archive and BT."
Special features: Britain can take it! ; Interview with Pat Jackson ; booklet containing essays, selected biographies and film notes.
Credits: Directed by Humphrey Jennings, Harry Watt, Alberto Cavalcanti and others.
Target Audience: Exempt from classification.
Description: 2 videodiscs (260, 19 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (68 pages).
Details: DVD. Produced for region 2 ; Dolby digital mono audio.
Contents: Disc 1. The city (1939) ; The Islanders (1939) ; Spare time (1939) ; A midsummer day's work (1939) ; SS Ionian (1939) ; If war should come (1939) ; The first days (1939) ; War library items 1, 2 and 3 (1940) --
Disc 2. Squadron 992 (1940) ; La Cause commune (1940) ; French communique (1940) ; The front line (1940) ; Men of the lightship (1940) ; London can take it! (1940) ; Spring offensive (1940) ; The story of an air communique (1940) ; War and order (1940) ; Christmas under fire (1941).
Series Title: GPO Film Unit collection, v. 3.
Responsibility: the GPO Film Unit.

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This volume contains 18 films from the period 1939-1941 and provides a fascinating and poignant insight into a nation on the cusp of war and its transition to the brutal realities of lie in the Blitz.

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