Reference INF 6/346
Title We Sail at Midnight (United Nations background - a story of joint production) 1942
Former Department Reference Folder No. CFU 221
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Industry and Infrastructure
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Manufacturing and materials, The wartime economy
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Canada, Glasgow, Liverpool, London, New York, United States of America
Organisations Crown Film Unit


A file relating to the production of the wartime government film We Sail at Midnight, released in 1942 by the Ministry of Information and the Crown Film Unit. The film addresses the Lease-Lend agreement between the United Kingdom and the United States, and the production of components for British tanks. The file contains a shooting script; a shot list; a music cue sheet; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


Anglo-American relations, culture, dockyards, factories, film, freight shipping, imports, industrial production, industry, Lend-Lease, military equipment, military training, music, overseas trade, propaganda, submarines, tanks

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