Blackout (ABC of ARP)

Accession Number F01676
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 28 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Cinesound
Place made Australia
Date made 1939-1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright


Produced for the Department of Home Security by Cinesound Productions Pty Ltd with Technical direction by the National Emergency Services of NSW. Introduced by Stuart F. Browne a London ARP expert. An instructional cinema trailer on how the householder is to observe Blackouts. Shows simple methods and devices to ensure that no light will be emitted from a house. Provision of fresh air by the use of home made light traps for ventillators. Also shows procedures for the blackout motorcar and bicycle lights. Safe movement outdoors during a blackout by the use of bold white lines on steps, white directional arrows and wearing light coloured clothing.

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