A short film that tells the story behind the ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ poster. Its origins at the beginning of WWII and its rediscovery in a bookshop in England in 2000, becoming one of the iconic images of the 21st century. Film, music, script and narration by Temujin Doran.


Uploaded on Feb 28, 2012

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Category: Weekend

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5 Responses to “The Story of ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’”

  1. Mr.Tuxedo says:

    And I thought it was commonly put out to see to the public during the mid 40′s, just goes to show how our memories and assumptions can trick us.
    Lovely piece.

  2. Greg0658 says:

    nice commercial .. or is it a PSA … anyway FDR must have seen it or heard people talkin about it
    “the only thing we have to fear ….” ladeladeda (in a nice meaningful tone)

  3. romerjt says:

    Ran across this last spring and was touched by the story and the sentiment and have a framed copy in my office, thanks to my daughter (b’day present). A useful approach in life, but especially while playing golf.

  4. Greg0658 says:

    had to pull out some tape to find the words for GoogleTube to hit on:

    Eye In The Village – “No One Turns Away From The Camera”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLz5iPdDWzg

  5. Jack says:

    And the other poster, briefly shown:

    “FREEDOM IS IN PERIL DEFEND IT WITH ALL YOUR MIGHT”

    Wow.