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Civilian Front
Civilian Front

Civilian Front 1940


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Civilian Front 1940

10 mins United Kingdom Director. Mary Field

"Dullness, darkness and boredom? No!" Instead it's action-packed on the home front with civilians on high alert to support the war effort - that's when they're not rediscovering parlour games or visiting the local library. The film's director, Mary Field, was a pioneering educational and natural history filmmaker in the 1920s and went on to head the Children's Film Foundation in the 1950s.

Directed by

Mary Field


E.V.H. Emmett




BBC Radio Evacuees Air raid wardens Public libraries War effort World War II Blackouts (WW2) Trains


Dig for Victory The Female Gaze




United Kingdom



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