• Short Summary

    Convoy of lend-lease materials arrive in Iran and go to Russia by way of the recently British-built Trans-Iranian railway.

  • Description

    IRAN: Persian Gulf: Bandar Shahpur:
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    GTV wharf and activity at Bandar Sharpur
    LV goods train alongside cargo boat
    CU pan up crate being unloaded from ship
    CU native working winch
    LTV looking into hold of ship pa up lead ingots being hoisted up
    SCU sign "HIRED BY LNER - NOT IN COMMON USE, etc." on side of truck
    LV R.E.s' slinging English railway truck across line
    CU R.E. Sgt. chalking Persia on railway truck
    SV engine shunted to trucks
    SCU Sgt. Lawrence and Persian station master looking at watch and signalling train to start
    CU R.E. driver signals and into engine cabin
    SFV train starting up for journey to Ahwaz
    LTV travel shot on train rounding bend.
    GV train through valley

    INT TRAIN
    Travel shot from drivers cabin

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    GV showing valley and tunnel opening

    INT TRAIN
    Shot from drivers cabin coming out of tunnel

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    GV train coming out of tunnel... 11461

    IRAN: Ahwaz (Ahvaz):
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    CU truck wheels pan up to GV of train arriving at Ahwaz
    SV R.E.s' manipulating train on turntable
    SV R.E. painting W.D. on engine
    SV four R.E.s' with rivets
    CU R.E. rivetting on truck
    SV native being directed by R.E. at greasing axle on train
    GV three trains lined up starting up
    GV three trains moving off
    SV Bren carriers on trucks moving off
    LV oil tank train moving off
    SBV oil train through valley and over viaduct

    INT TRAIN
    Travel shot showing valley pan to engine driver

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    GV of valley
    SV engine towards pan to wheels along rails
    GV natives unpacking and assembling at destination
    CU mechanics looking over engine of lorry
    SV men putting on radiator and mudguards

    IRAN: Persian Gulf:
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    LV crane hoisting drivers cabin of lorry
    SCU R.E. working crane
    SV lowering drivers cabin onto lorry
    CU man putting bonnet cover onto lorry
    LV men putting tarpaulin onto lorry
    CU natives tying down tarpaulin
    SV Red Army soldiers lined up and being inspected
    CU Red Army Sgt. inspecting men
    GV Red Army soldiers walk to lorries lined up
    SCU Red Army Commander gives signal to start to move off
    SCU Red Army driver into lorry
    SV lorries over bridge
    CU lorries passing camera.
    GV convoy of lorries moving across valley and bridge

    Railways; Munitions and Armaments; Soviet Union, Iran; International Aid (Military)
    Background: Convoy of lend-lease materials arrive in Iran and go to Russia by way of the recently British-built Trans-Iranian railway.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1ALC83F5MM2NB7540TABF5Q1K
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ALC83F5MM2NB7540TABF5Q1K
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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