Reference INF 6/425
Title Channel Incident (Dover and Dunkirk beaches) 1941
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 34
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Military Activity and Home Defence
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Civilian-military interactions
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Dunkirk, English Channel, Ramsgate


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Channel Incident, released in 1941 by the Ministry of Information. The film addresses the story of a civilian boat-owner crossing the English Channel to help with the Dunkirk evacuations. The file contains a shooting script; a shot list; and the production credits of the film.


Dunkirk evacuation, evacuation, film, military operations, munitions, passenger shipping, recreation, warships

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