Films from the Home Front

Wellingtons and Spitfires on Active Service (1941)
Wellingtons and Spitfires on Active Service (1941)

Screen Archive South East’s Home Front collection now published on the BFI Player

Screen Archive South East announces the publication of 38 newly digitised films of the Home Front during the Second World War on the British Film Institute’s Player. Supported by funding from the BFI’s Unlocking Film Heritage Project. Highlights of this collection include ‘West Sussex Home Guard‘ in colour, ‘Start a Land Club‘ in 1942, ‘Wellingtons and Spitfires on Active Service‘ featuring 501 Squadron with RAF fighter ace ‘Bunny’ Currant and ‘Civilians in Uniform‘ a portrait of Civil Defence organisation in Leatherhead.

You can view more films from the Homefront from Screen Archive South East and other UK regional films archives on the BFI Player

Or visit our searchable online database for more of Screen Archive South East’s regional collection of Britain on the Home Front during the Second World War