Reference INF 6/592
Title Britain Can Make It: No 1 (concrete floating docks; motion study; war artists) 1945)
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 360/1
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Preparations for War and Peace, Industry and Infrastructure
Subthemes News and information channels, Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Post-war planning, Manufacturing and materials
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous, Official Correspondence
Civil Defence Regions Nationwide, Region 5: London
Locations Canada, Coventry, Germany, Iceland, Malta
Organisations Central Office of Information, Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy


A file relating to the production of the first film in the documentary series Britain Can Make It, released in 1945 by the Ministry of Information and the Central Office of Information. The film addresses the preparation of the British people for peacetime. The file contains an invitation to a press show at the ministry's theatre; production credits; a document relating to the film's shooting and music; lists of other films in the Britain Can Make It series, with details of their subject matter and locations; a document relating to the details of the film negatives; a description of the aims of the film series; title cards; a commentary and dialogue sheet; and a shot list.


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