STK-ID 6798

[Remark: The fierce attacks by the German Luftwaffe on English cities, towns, and villages, necessitated an evacuation plan to protect innocent children.] Shots of children aboard ship, laughing, dancing Scottish dances. Shots of children entering bomb shelter, being directed by Air Raid Precautions (ARP) warden. Shot of man, woman and child at the table, each looking worried. View of tracks speeding past, as seen from rear of train. Side view of train pulling into station. Views of children on the train. Good shots of children's faces and more shots of children under supervision of male Air Raid Precautions (ARP) warden in bomb shelter.


Excerpt from
Children from Overseas
London (England)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486