• Short Summary

    A look at enemy plane spotting work of Royal Observer Corps.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Observer Corps Now Royal".

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of observers at work in their observation posts. Some posts are on roof tops, others in huts, pill boxes or trenches. The men look through telescopes and binoculars, looking out for enemy aircraft. Natural sound of men spotting an aeroplane and taking readings of its trajectory. L/S of fleet of aeroplanes. C/U of an Aircraft identification sheet. Various shots of observers at work.

    Narrator explains that in recognition of the valuable services of the Corps, the king has approved that in future it be known as the Royal Observatory Crops.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1111.50
    Media URN:
    38689
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:56:00 / 01:57:34:00
    Canister:
    41/30

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