ARP SCHOOLS

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Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • War

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • RUSSELL, Stanley Livingstone

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: ARP SCHOOLS

Reference number: 0031

Date: 1940

Director: d. Stanley L. Russell

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.00 mins

Description: Children are shown how to use a respirator during an air raid. Filmed in Knightswood Primary School, Glasgow between April and June 1940.

Teacher Mr Ken identified by one of the pupils in 1987.

Shotlist: Credits (.09) Captions describing air raid warning signal and instructions on the correct procedure to follow in the event of same. Illustration of correct procedure (1.56) children practice respirator drill (8.05) simulated air raid and gas attack. Children carry out the procedure they have learned (9.45) Signals for "raiders past" and "Gas clear" are given (11.05) Taking shelter in the street (12.16)