Reference INF 6/334
Title Ferry Pilot (civilian air force) 1941
Former Department Reference Folder No. CFU 208
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Military Activity and Home Defence
Subthemes News and information channels, Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Air Raid Precautions and Civil Defence
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Civil Defence Regions Nationwide
Organisations Air Transport Auxiliary, Crown Film Unit, Royal Air Force
Article(s) from Rawlings and Walsh Ltd., Chertsey reproduced with permission of Studio Canal.


A file relating to the production of the wartime government film Ferry Pilot, released in 1941 by the Ministry of Information and the Crown Film Unit. The film addresses the activities of civilian air pilots against enemy aircraft. The file contains a document relating to the copies of the reels; a shooting script; production credits; a shot list; music cue sheets; documents relating to the film's production and foreign distribution; and bulletins from Associated British Film Distributors Ltd promoting the film, including extracts from newspaper reviews.


aircraft, airfields, British Empire, Canadian nationals, communications, culture, depots, distribution, factories, film, German armed forces, German nationals, industry, infrastructure, music, newspapers, posters, propaganda, public morale, publicity, radio, recreation, soldiers, Supermarine Spitfire, telephonic communications, United States nationals, weather

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