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Title:ONE OF THE FEW THAT MADE IT POSSIBLE TO HARVEST THE LAND. A FEW SHOTS OF WING COMMANDER GUY GIBSON, VC, DSO & BAR, DFC & BAR [Main Title]
Film Number:MGH 4151
Summary: Compilation of amateur and official film records off-duty scenes of Wing Commander Guy Gibson of 617 Squadron with his dog Nigger (run over on 16 May 1943), 106 Squadron night bomber raid against Turin (28 November 1942), Gibson addressing Boy Scouts at Maidstone about the Dams Raid, (colour) Gibson illustrating the Dams Raid, close-ups of his gallantry wards and posing in garden of Glad Bincham (Thomas Gladstone Bincham, Chairman of Reeds Paper and friend to 617 Squadron).
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W (part Colour [Kodachrome])
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 311 ft; Running time: 8 mins
Notes: Warning: catalogue description contains a racial slur.
Summary: aerial film of Turin is entitled 106 SQUADRON PRESENTS TURIN ABLAZE and lists two camera operators and rest of Gibson's crew. This film is not in the IWM's official OPS raid series, which indicates that some raids were filmed without the film being listed, transferred and preserved.