Balloon unit WAAFs catch German spies.

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Complete credited cast:
Ethel Revnell ...
Ethel
Gracie West ...
Gracie
Ronald Shiner ...
Sergeant Shiner
Donald Peers ...
Sergeant Jim
Gordon McLeod ...
The Doctor (as Gordon MacLeod)
Gertrude Maesmore Morris ...
Lady Hurst (as Mrs. Masemore Morris)
Elsie Wagstaff ...
The Welfare Officer
Esma Lewis ...
Sergeant Agnes (as Esme Lewis)
Miles Silverton ...
The Commanding Officer
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Balloon unit WAAFs catch German spies.

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December 1942 (UK)  »

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In the opening credits, Ethel Revnell is given top billing, but her comedy partner Gracie West is omitted. See more »

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Keep Looking for the Rainbow
Composed by Albert W. Stanbury (as Albert Stanbury)
Sung by Donald Peers
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Typical wartime fare
18 September 2015 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This film stars radio comedians Revnell and West and crooner Donald Peers.Top billed is Ronnie Shiner who would reach stardom after the war.The film does not have much of a plot.The girls tray to enlist in the WRAF so that they can attend a camp show.They borrow uniforms and attend the show where they perform a number.They are assigned to a barrage balloon detachment and sing another song.They try to get out of camp but they can't without a pass.They manage to escape from the camp.They hide in a house which is being used by spies.They manage to recover stolen secret papers.There is a chase and the spies are caught.At the end there is a sequence showing the balloon units in operation which is about the only thing of interest in the film.


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