Swiss Guard 1956

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    Lausanne, Switzerland.

    SV. Troops running over ridge carrying section on pontoon bridge. SV. Pan up as troops run across river on bridge which they have flung across the river. Pan up to show line of troops running across. LV. Guards apply flame throwers to a vehicle. CU. Tank wheels and track as flame thrower hits it. GV. Guards lie in fox holes and tank explodes. GV. Guards standing on rock face spraying flame throwers. LV. Through doorway, as troops rush towards small building. SCU. Guard throws hand grenade through open window. SV. Guard comes by camera and jumps through window. AS. Guard climbs into burning building through window, he is about 12 feet off the ground. AS. Troops running across the plank they have put between the roofs of two buildings. AS. Guard on roof leans over and throws hand grenade in window below him. SV. Interior of building, hand grenade explodes. AS. Troops come down rope from roof and jump into window. SV. From inside building as troops rush in towards us through window. There is a flame thrower which goes into action behind them in the road way.

    (F.G.) (Title Scene "I")

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32434
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    619.42
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:13:00 / 01:53:55:00
    Canister:
    56/100
    Sort Number:
    56/100
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    War & Revolution
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