Axel Lerche, Denmark, 1945

7 min.DK/DocumentaryInformation films

During a severe air raid, the available fire services cannot cope with all the fires without the co-operation of the people. The film shows some ordinary types of fire bomb, and urges people to do their duty when the need arises.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Katastrofe?
Danish title Katastrofe?
Other titles Slukning af brandbomber
Keywords Air strike, Air defence, Fire brigade, Fires, Fire fighting, Alert, 1940-1949
Director Axel Lerche
Screenplay Axel Lerche
Director of Photography Ib Dam, Nicolai Lichtenberg
Composer Erik Fiehn
Production country Denmark
Production company Minerva Film
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info Black/white, Sound


Production company Minerva Film
Production Ministeriernes Filmudvalg
Commissioned by Ministeriernes Filmudvalg, Statens Civile Luftværn, Dansk Luftværnsforening
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Axel Lerche


Script Axel Lerche


Cinematography Ib Dam
Cinematography Nicolai Lichtenberg


Music Erik Fiehn

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