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Control Center

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Description Introductory title states that this film "shows the basic principles of control center operation. It is a short version of the official training film which gives detailed instruction on the operation of a control center." Explains that the control center is the heart of the civilian defense system, and plays an important part in an overall air raid warning system. A dramatization of an efficiently operating control center during and after the bombing of an U.S. city instructs viewers in the protocols and roles for all control center personnel. "A definitive film of the nature and the function of the control center, with a detailed treatment of the duties of each of the personnel and the control center in action." (Movie Makers, September, 1943, 349.)
Creator U.S. Office of Civilian Defense
Date Issued 1943
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 10:19
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.
Geographic Coverage U.S.
Temporal Coverage February 15, 1943