Reference INF 6/343
Title America Moves Up (American aid) 1942
Former Department Reference Folder No. CFU 217
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Industry and Infrastructure, Domestic Life
Subthemes News and information channels, Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Health and welfare
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Civil Defence Regions Nationwide
Locations Derbyshire, Leicestershire, United States of America
Organisations British Broadcasting Corporation, Crown Film Unit, Red Cross


A file relating to the production of the wartime government film America Moves Up, released in 1942 by the Ministry of Information and the Crown Film Unit. The film addresses the provision of aid by the Americans, including assistance from the American Red Cross and the delivery of American milk and industrial machinery. The file contains production credits; lists of sequences by each reel; shot lists by each reel; dialogue scripts; a draft of the title cards; music cue sheets; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution, including the music.


air raids, aircraft, airfields, Anglo-American relations, bomb damage, canning, charity, children, clothing, culture, dairy, depots, disease, distribution, doctors, economic aid, employment, exports, factories, family, female labour, film, finance, first aid, food supplies, freight shipping, haulage, healthcare, homelessness, housing, imports, industrial equipment, industrial production, industrial workers, industry, labour supply, licensing, London Underground, maps, medical supplies, milk, mothers, munitions, munitions industry, music, nurses, office workers, overseas trade, parents, propaganda, public health, public morale, recreation, science, soldiers, United States armed forces, villages, voluntary organisations, volunteers, youths

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