Wartime propaganda piece giving the warning "Be like Dad, Keep Mum". A gossipy housewife is overheard talking about what her son is doing by a Nazi spy.
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The War Office asked Ealing to make a feature length training film for them on the subject of security, but provided minimal funds. Ealing more than doubled the budget from their own resources, to produce a film whose appeal transcended its military function. The very large profits from commercial distribution went first to repay this outlay, then to the War Office rather than Ealing. See more
You all know what a traitor is. A traitor's a man who deliberately gives away his side to the Enemy. but a patriot can easily do as much harm as a traitor. He can do it by letting slip some unimportant tuppeny-ha'penny detail that may have no value in itself whatever...
SECURITY This is the story of how YOU - unwittingly worked for the Enemy, YOU - without knowing gave him the facts, YOU in all innocence helped to write those tragic words - 'THE NEXT OF KIN' See more
Referenced in Enigma
Music by Ernest Irving See more