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If War Should Come, Documentary, 1939 IMDB

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  • Do It Now

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dsl SX

2014-08-22 23:57


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Famous prepare-for-the-effects-of-war film - has been sampled for several other things since, including this music video Public Service Broadcasting - If War Should Come. However, within a month of release the original was overtaken by events and a hastily revised version issued in time for the outbreak of war under the more urgent title "Do It Now". I think PSB may have used this remix as there is some new plane footage not seen in the first version, although I don't think it affects the selection of road vehicles in the revised version. For the record, all captures on this page are from the first version.

Understement/sign of the times
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Planes for impdb
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- as described above there is more footage in the PSB video, which looks like Lancaster factory and flight sequences

rjluna2 US

2014-08-23 03:23


Keep Calm and Carry On :D

dsl SX

2014-08-26 20:10


dsl wrote .... there is more footage in the PSB video, which looks like Lancaster factory and flight sequences

Plus a tank factory - sourced from /movie.php?id=34978 .

Corkeyandpals US

2014-09-09 18:19


Aircraft at: http://impdb.org/index.php?title=If_War_Should_Come

dsl SX

2016-03-18 00:08


Also included on
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If War Should Come - vol 3 (1939-41) of 3 BFI compilation DVD sets of shorts from The GPO Film Unit.

This might be fractionally better quality reproduction so have replaced a couple of pictures, but result not really any different and does not affect any of the IDs apart from pinning down the numberplate on the SS Jag.

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