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Goofer Trouble

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Description This fictional short shows a "goofer"--a person who emerges from shelter during an air raid to judge the performance of fighter pilots--kept a Canadian pilot from downing a German plane over England. Ends with a plea to the audience to leave fighting to the army.
Creator D&P Studios
Maurice Elvey: director
Great Britain. Ministry of Information
Contributor J.O.C. Orton: screenplay
Val Guest: screenplay
Arthur Barnes: assistant director
A.W. Watkins: sound
Compton Bennett: editor
H.G. Coward: production manager
Eric Cross: photography
Fred Emney: actor
Edward Chapman: actor
Charles Rolfe: actor
David Farrar: actor
Cyril Chamberlain: actor
Ted Andrews: actor
Robert Betty: actor
Frank Forsyth: actor
Date Issued 1940
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 07:20
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.K.