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Target for tonight / filmed under the direction of Harry Watt.
Date
1941
Main contributor
Watt, Harry, 1906-1987
Summary
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.
Contributors
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
Publishers
British Ministry of Information; Released in the U. S. by British Information Services
Genres
Sponsored films.; Documentary films.; Feature films.
Subjects
Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Bomber Command.; World War, 1939-1945; Aerial operations, British; Bombing, Aerial; Vickers Wellington (Bomber)
Location
Germany
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
2 film reels (49 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes

Additional credits taken from British Film Institute website.

Creation/Production Credits

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