TLF ID M011954
This is a film about the effects of the World War II on London and Londoners in 1942. It shows London as the organising hub of the 20 Allied nations at war, with new life and growing strength arising amid the ruins of the Blitz. Londoners are seen serving in the Home Guard and the civilian defence, fire-watching, growing food, keeping pigs, shopping for rationed goods, eating communal meals, relaxing and being entertained. The film emphasises the mobilisation of women for the war effort. It is in black-and-white and runs for 13 mins 46 secs with several shots censored.