Detail

Title ID 14151Collection ID1818
Title[Wartime blackout and air-raid precautions at the Kodak factory in Harrow]
Date[ca. 1938]
CollectionClark Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeWartime And Military
KeywordsSecond World War (1939-1945) Industry Building Construction Film Making
Location
LocalHarrow
RegionalMiddlesex Greater London
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionErnest Clark
CameraErnest Clark
FormatStandard 8mm Black & White Silent
Duration00:03:17
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.

Summary

The Kodak factory in Harrow prepares for air-raids and the wartime blackout as well as constructing new factory premises.

Description

An amateur film showing wartime precautions being undertaken by the Kodak factory in Harrow, Middlesex, with large wooden panels covering the lower floor windows of the building. Various other views around the site include the entrance to an Air Raid Precautions [A.R.P.] shelter, a high water tower and a fire alarm. Also seen is the steel frame of a new part of the factory before the film ends with a shot of a cylindrical pill-box.

Stills

A black and white still image taken from TID14151, showing a brick built rotund pill-box or tower with a sign that reads 'Post No.17' at the Kodak Factory in Harrow.