Cinema: War Shorts

By no means surprising is the fact that war brought a box-office boom to British cinema theatres. It was to be presumed that cinemaddicts would seek escape in rip-roaring thrillers, wacky comedies, sprightly musicals. Not at all. Last week their favorites were grim documents of the Fleet in action, airmen swooping, bombs falling, factories roaring—anything and everything to do with war. Along with these rousing shots of what people see every day the Ministry of Information was offering a surprise package in a group of five-minute shorts.

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