Star Item
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Madagascar.

    Various shots dishevelled looking prisoners of war (POWs), some colonial, others look Italian, marching down road. M/S soldiers beating down bush fire with tree branches. Various shots British soldier looking at field gun and pile of shells - captured? Various shots British and Colonial troops firing mortars in field. Various shots British soldiers preparing dinner on camp fire - they cut up pig carcass and hold live chickens over fire. More shots firing shells. Various dim evening shots - soldiers guarding camp at night? More shots of POWs on the move, look dejected and tired. The POWs stop, a British officer talks to the Colonial guards. Various shots scenic town in valley - looks almost like English village. C/U children at water pump. M/S man chopping wood. More shots town, including road signs to Fiarantsoa.

    Note: some soldiers possibly South African Springboks?

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    60722
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1821.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:08:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:06:00 / 01:38:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 625 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 0625 A
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    colonies
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment