Reference INF 6/602
Title Britain Beats the Clock (value of fifteen minutes) 1943
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 368
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Industry and Infrastructure, Rationing and Supply
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Manufacturing and materials, Labour supply and relations, Agriculture and food supply
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Dunkirk, London, Soviet Union
Organisations British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Britain Beats the Clock, released in 1943 by the Ministry of Information. The film addresses the scale and rate of British industrial, agricultural, and munitions output. The file contains a shooting script; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


agriculture, aircraft, anti-aircraft defences, cattle, children, clothing, coal, dairy, dockyards, Dunkirk evacuation, factories, film, finance, food supplies, freight shipping, imports, industrial production, industrial workers, industry, labour supply, land usage, livestock, milk, mining, munitions, munitions industry, overseas trade, propaganda, reserve stocks, tanks, uniforms, warships, Winston Churchill, working hours

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