• Short Summary

    Footage of the Royal Observer Corps at work in Watford, Hertfordshire.

  • Description

    The Royal Observer Corps base in Watford, Hertfordshire.

    C/U Squadron of planes through eyepiece. M/S Observer following them. L/S Observer in foreground planes sweeping overhead C/U Mechanism in action. C/U Observer watching through eyepiece C/U Squadron through eyepiece passing overhead. C/U Observer watching. L/S Plotting room. M/S women plotting aircraft positions (2 shots). C/U Hands plotting positions. L/S and M/S Panel with codes names in foreground. M/S Controllers box one officer walks in. C/U Woman observer looks up towards box. Reverse Angle above.

    L/S Plotting board. M/S Observer post planes flying overhead. C/U Ob following them through eyepiece. C/U through eyepiece two planes passing. C/U Ob looking through eyepiece. M/S controllers box. C/U WRAF's (Women's Royal Air Force) on RTTS (?) Plotting room. Tracking shot plotting board girls placing flags. C/U Hands plotting aircraft positions on board. L/S training - class of trainees. C/U instructor showing WRAF mechanism. C/U WRAF watching. MS WRAF stands up to ask question. M/S WRAF looking through eyepiece. C/U observer looking through eyepiece C/U Squadron through eyepiece.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:58:00 / 01:55:06:00
    NP 387

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