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How to Fit a Gas Mask
How to Fit a Gas Mask

How to Fit a Gas Mask 1939


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How to Fit a Gas Mask 1939

2 mins United Kingdom

This no-nonsense public information film imparts a direct message from the government about something that affected everybody's daily life in wartime - how to wear a gas mask correctly and the need to always have it with you. Precise instructions are imparted in a necessarily urgent manner, with no room for frills. 'Fillers' like this were used to plug holes in the cinema programme and were originally created by the Ministry of Information to quickly spread knowledge, civil defence intelligence or policies to the cinema-going public.


Public Information Filler


Gas masks


Life Under Fire Public Information Films WWII at the Pictures




United Kingdom



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