REVIEW OF PAISLEY'S CIVIL DEFENCE

Older policeman and young policewomen, Women’s Voluntary Service members of all ages parade past the camera with vehicles of various sizes and purposes as a military band plays to help keep non-military people in step. (clip)

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Politics
  • War

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: REVIEW OF PAISLEY'S CIVIL DEFENCE

Reference number: 0561F

Date: 1941*

Sponsor: [ La Scala Cinema, Paisley]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14 mins

Description: The Rt. Hon. Tom Johnston, MP visits the Warden post, and inspects the civil defence parade.

Shotlist: [Continued from previous sequence - see ref. 0561E] Credits (10.46); Shots of streets, Tom Johnston and colleagues wearing masks (gas masks). They visit the Warden Post. Shot of ARP members (12.00); Parade of Civil Defence units in St Mirren's football stadium (?). Parade inspected by Tom Johnston. March past of units and vehicles (14.09).