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Tenement Wardens risk their own safety to fight a fire, one is overcome by smoke and collapses, others arrive to help, he recovers and urges the others to leave him and extinguish the fire. (clip) 
Aid Raid Wardens help neighbours out of bed during an alarm at night, including an elderly man and a baby. (clip) 
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Title: TENEMENT WARDEN
Reference number: 1386
Director: d. Alan Harper
Sponsor: Edinburgh ARP Committee and Ministry of Home Security
Production company: Campbell Harper Films Ltd.
Running time: 19.52 mins
An illustration of how to cope with an air raid, including first-aid and fire fighting procedures. The film also shows air raid shelters being built and put into practice.
Preservation of this film supported by the National Heritage Memorial Fund.
comm. w. Norman Wilson
comm. s. James McKechnie
processed and recorded by Scottish Films.
[Warden played by Thomas Junor]
Shotlist: Credits (.26); Prints of Edinburgh castle (.37); General views of Edinburgh tenements, closes and back courts (1.56); Various shots of bricklayers building air raid shelters (2.15); Shot of closes protected by sand bags and brick shelters (2.30); General views of back courts (2.45); Close-up of door bell and interior shots of closes (3.09); Children playing near the sand bags and general street scenes (3.17); General scenes at ARP wardens meeting (3.59); Exterior shots of Edinburgh tenements. (4.04); Two wardens visit a tenement (5.10); Interior of house and warden interviewing house-owner. General views of meeting of all tenants (6.09); General shots at tenement wardens' meeting and demonstrations of fire fighting equipment by an officer of the AFS (6.50); First aid demonstration and lecture (7.09); Demonstration of use of stirrup pump (7.30); Tenement wardens check on neighbour in need of help and check on gas masks available (10.00); (End of Reel I) - Blank - (10.25); Warden checks on neighbours (10.45); Three wardens check on air raid shelter in back green (11.30); Wardens check stirrup pump at the top of the stairs (12.25); Shots of the warden and his wife sitting in front of a fireplace (12.40); Close-up of siren (12.47); General shots of tenants preparing to leave the building for the air raid shelter (14.45); General views of bed on fire and man raising the alarm (15.10); The warden and others fight the fire (18.00); Fire engine heading for the fire (18.33); Firemen and warden check the after effects of the blaze (19.15); Tenants leave air raid shelter (19.37); Pan over Edinburgh with The End superimposed (19.52).
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