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Fighting On Film: Miss Grant Goes To The Door (1940)

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Join us as we discuss the 1940 Ministry of Information film, Miss Grant Goes To The Door. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst (of Theirs Is The Glory fame) it follows the plucky Grant sisters as they foil a Nazi fifth columnist as German paratroops invade England!

You can watch the film (for free) on the Imperial War Museum's site - https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/1060021651

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Thanks for listening!

Table of Contents

Timecode Title
0:00 Introduction
02:45 'What Miss Grant discovers at her door - will shock you!'
04:00 Gerry at the Window
07:50 Ooh a Webley!
09:40 An Officer Calls
11:00 Jarvis Cross You say?
14:05 Fetch The Home Guard
15:50 The Local Defence Volunteers
20:20 Gerry Gets The Better of Miss Grant
23:20 Spy Tries to Escape
26:30 The front line is in every home!
28:00 Far Too Frightening
30:00 Ministry of Information Moral Reports
32:00 Final Thoughts

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