Reference INF 6/422
Title Behind the Guns (munition workers) 1940
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 30
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Industry and Infrastructure
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Manufacturing and materials
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Official Correspondence, Miscellaneous
Organisations Royal Navy


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Behind the Guns, released in 1940 by the Ministry of Information. The film addresses the role played by the munitions industry in providing weapons for the fighting forces. 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.


aircraft, factories, female labour, film, industrial areas, industrial production, industrial workers, industry, metals, munitions, munitions industry, raw materials, soldiers, steel, Supermarine Spitfire, tanks, warships

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