Target for tonight / filmed under the direction of Harry Watt.
- Main contributor
Watt, Harry, 1906-1987
Presents an account of an actual air raid by the Bomber Command of the Royal Air Force. Aerial photographs disclose the objective to be raided. Then staff planning, routine preparations, and the tension of the evening take-off are shown. Follows a big Wellington bomber through its bombing of the target, engine trouble, the wounding of its wireless operator, and finally its report back to headquarters.
Watt, Harry, 1906-1987; McAllister, Stewart; Lucas, Leighton, 1903-1982; Great Britain. Crown Film Unit; Great Britain. Ministry of Information; Great Britain. Air Ministry; Central Band of the Royal Air Force (Great Britain); British Information Services; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
British Ministry of Information; Released in the U. S. by British Information Services
Sponsored films.; Documentary films.; Feature films.
Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Bomber Command.; World War, 1939-1945; Aerial operations, British; Bombing, Aerial; Vickers Wellington (Bomber)
- Physical Description
2 film reels (49 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Additional credits taken from British Film Institute website.
Script, Harry Watt ; photography, Jonah Jones, E. Catford ; film editor, S. McAllister ; sound, Ken Cameron ; music, Royal Air Force Central Band, Leighton Lucas ; production company, Crown Film Unit ; sponsor, Ministry of Information, Air Ministry.
Statement of Responsibility
filmed under the direction of Harry Watt.
- Other Identifiers
: ocm07524240; LCCN: fia52000932; OCLC: ocm07524240; OCLC: 7524240
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