Reference INF 6/594
Title Britain Can Make It: No 5 (scope from scrap; sunspots; toys) 1946
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 360/5
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
Organisations Central Office of Information


A file relating to the production of the fifth film in the documentary series Britain Can Make It, released in 1946 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 production credits; a letter relating to the film's commissioning and finances; a letter from Rotha Films accepting the commission request, including details of the contract price offered; music cue sheets; a document relating to the film's shooting and music; a synopsis of each segment of the film; a commentary script; title cards; and a shot list.


agricultural production, agriculture, air-raid precautions, air-raid shelters, cattle, chickens, children, construction, construction materials, culture, dairy, employment, farmers, film, finance, food processing, industrial equipment, industrial production, industry, iron, livestock, metals, milk, motor vehicles, motorcycles, music, post-war planning, poultry, prices, propaganda, public morale, radio, recreation, retail, salvage, science, wastage, water supply

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