Reference INF 6/455
Title H.M. Navies Go to Sea 1941
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 134
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Military Activity and Home Defence
Subthemes News and information channels, Publicity campaigns and initiatives
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Gibraltar
Organisations Central Office of Information, Royal Navy


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film H.M. Navies Go to Sea, released in 1941 by the Ministry of Information and the Central Office of Information. The film addresses the distribution and the power of the British Empire's navies. The file contains production credits; a shot list; a commentary script; and documents relating to the film's commissioning, licensing, financing, and scripting.


air raids, aircraft, Australian armed forces, bomb damage, British Empire, Canadian armed forces, culture, distribution, film, finance, freight shipping, George VI, Indian armed forces, licensing, munitions, music, naval personnel, New Zealand armed forces, propaganda, public morale, royalty, warships

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