The IWM Film Archive is the oldest film archive in the UK, holding over 20,000 hours of film, video and digital material and covering the two World Wars and all conflicts involving British or Commonwealth Forces since the start of the Twentieth Century to the present. Our collection also reflects aspects of civilian life in wartime, military life in peacetime, military exercises and operations.
This film is part of Free
Other Men's Lives
A commercially made Ministry of Information film, explaining how vital information could be carelessly leaked to prying enemy ears on the home front.
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A Second World War propaganda film featuring likely scenarios that could unwittingly help to reveal vital wartime information on the home front. It explains to audiences how even the smallest bit of thoughtless gossip could become a dangerous piece of information in the wrong hands.