Reference INF 6/445
Title H.M. Minelayer 1941
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 91
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Military Activity and Home Defence
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Organisations Royal Navy


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film H. M. Minelayer, released in 1941 by the Ministry of Information. The film addresses the activities of a Royal Navy ship laying mines off a hostile coast. 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, anti-aircraft defences, explosives, film, military officers, military operations, munitions, naval mines, naval personnel, secrecy, warships

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