Reference INF 6/448
Title Living with Strangers (treatment of evacuees) 1941
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 97
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Evacuation
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Reception and billeting
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Catford, Kennington, London, Stepney, Woolwich
Organisations Ministry of Health, Women's Voluntary Service


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Living with Strangers, released in 1941 by the Ministry of Information for the Ministry of Health. The film addresses evacuee families adjusting to life in their new billets, and their relationships with local residents. The file contains a shooting script; a shot list; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


accommodation, air raids, billeting, bomb damage, cakes, children, civilian casualties, clothing, communal feeding, education, evacuation, evacuees, family, film, housing, reception areas, rural areas, schools, tea

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