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Summary: Recruiting film for the Royal Air Force, aimed at school leavers and young job seekers.
Description: Scenes of David, a young man who "[doesn't] want to be stuck in a rut" going for an interview (including shots of him riding through the streets on his bike, waiting for the interview, walking the streets, sitting bored in a cafeteria) is juxtaposed with exciting scenes of life in the RAF. Sequences include a Phantom sortie (interception of a Russian 'Bear'), RAF police work, and brief illustrations of support roles (communications, supplies, catering), training (RAF Cosford) and sport. At the end of the film, David passes an RAF recruiting office and pauses to think about it.
Production Details: Central Office of Information (Production sponsor)
World Wide Pictures (Production company)
Stevens, David (Production individual)
Parris, Clifford (Production individual)
Graham, John (Production cast)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 626 ft; Running time: 17 mins