The making of a public information film about the Norden bomb sight, during World War 2. Opening scene shows a Norden bomb sight on a pedestal, at the Museum of Science and Industry, in Radio City, Manhattan, New York City. It is flanked by U.S. Navy Captain, Irving Entwhistle and Shore Patrolman, Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class. Orville T. Payne. Another shore patrolman stands behind the bomb sight. The trio waits to begin. Then Captain Entwhistle begins to speak about the significance of the bomb sight to the war effort. The filming is interrupted and takes up again, focusing solely on Captain Entwhistle, as he continues to talk about the bomb sight, but is quickly interrupted, again, by the film director (heard, but not seen). The captain begins, repeating his scripted talk again. Scene shifts to Captain Entwhistle, now standing with hands on the bomb sight. He describes its operation as he maneuvers the sight. He notes the bomb sight's ability to take over control of the bomber's course to the precise drop point. Entwhistle, then looks up and comments: "Is that enough?" He then continues with his talk, but is interrupted, again. Next, Entwhistle picks up again, repeating part of his talk, while the camera pans over the bomb sight. Captain Entwhistle, states that, the instrument "is an automatic pilot, as well as a sight." He rotates the sight various ways for the camera, and asks: "'Want some more?" Scene changes, now showing Harold Barth, President of the Norden company, standing with Captain Entwhistle, who rotates the sight around on its pedestal, while chatting with him. (Microphones do not pick up the conversation.) Mr. Barth leans forward and peers through the sight. Next, in a closeup, the Captain manipulates the sight, while talking to Barth (sound not recorded). Mr. Barth and Captain Entwhistle, take turns looking through the sight. Closeup of the Captain looking through the sight, and manipulating its controls.
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