Invasion: Beach Landings 1944

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Location of events unclear, possibly France.

    Various shots landing craft approaching beach, the front is let down. Various shots as trucks drive through onto beach. M/S truck driving along beach. Various shots as more craft approach shore and unload. Various shots of troops on the beach and landing craft lined up, camera pans across them, good shots of activity. M/S flag men signalling from beach.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    61806
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1967.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:44:00 / 01:56:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 875 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 0875 A
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  • The footage here was all shot by cameraman Paul Beeson, who later went on to have a successful 45-year career as cinematographer on many British and American movies.

    jamied 9th Apr 2013

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