• Short Summary

    INFORMATION FROM ORIGINAL SHOTLIST BUT NOT ON THIS CLIP:
    'Latest survey of Allied line show rapid advance to positions now held.

  • Description

    INFORMATION FROM ORIGINAL SHOTLIST BUT NOT ON THIS CLIP:
    'Latest survey of Allied line show rapid advance to positions now held. Story includes shots of Hurricane tank-buster and Flying Fortress won in wager by General Montgomery from US Airforce. Triumphal entry into Sfax is highlight.'
    British infantry marching towards along road in artillery formation / SV towards British infantry marching along road in artillery formation. GV town of Kairouan. SV French General Le Clerc and officers. CU Le Clerc, GV towards transports driving through streets of Kairouan. LV truck past cheering girls. CU girls cheering and waving. LV lorries with troops past crowd. SV Jews tearing off Star of David that Germans made them wear. CU feet treading on Stars on ground. SV inhabitants pulling down German sign in street.

    Gabes Gap, N. Africa: SV pan British soldiers looking at wrecked German Mark-5 tank. SCU British soldier standing by tractors. LV 88mm. gun being put on lorry by British soldiers. CU pan 88mm. gun. SV pan British soldiers looking at 88mm. gun.

    Fondouk, N. Africa: Big GTV transport in desert valley (driving on to Fondouk.) LV lorry and troops on road moving forward. GBV guns in valley firing. SCU Sherman tank gun firing. GV showing shell burst in distance over scrubby desert. LV towards group of German troops surrendering with hands up to British. CU pan German prisoners. SV pan German prisoners surrendering. LV ammunition boxes and gun position. SV boxes of ammunition under trees. CU shell cases. CU mass shell cases. LV wrecked lorry and gun on transport. SV wrecked lorry and gun on transport.

    Toukabeur, N. Africa: GV Sugar Loaf Hill - Toukabeur and Chaouch District. LV pan showing British troops in trenches. GV troops leaving trenches and moving forward. SCU German soldiers surrendering to British. SV German soldiers surrendering pan down to German wounded soldier being attended to by British. LV pan prisoners being marched into prisoners of war cap. CU pan prisoner types. GV showing many prisoners behind barbed wire.

    Sfax, N. Africa: General Side View tanks moving across scrubby desert. Semi Side View Churchill tank past camera. GV 14 bombers and fighters in air in formation. GBV pan transports on road to wrecked Nazi tank in ditch. CU transports and armoured car past Nazi tank in ditch. LV, CU, SV and CUBV soldiers firing 25 pounders. LV towards Churchill tank nearing Sfax. CU towards Churchill tank nearing SFAX pan to BV. CU sign "SFAX (GARE 1K)". GV pan bombed warehouses and Port of Sfax. GV wrecked railway lines and bomb crater etc. SV wrecked railway engine lying on side. LV pan from wrecked warehouse to damaged railway engine. CU wrecked carriage. LTV people of Sfax in mass crowd watching. SCU young girl presenting bouquet to Montgomery. Semi Side View Montgomery shaking hands with girl. SCU side view Arabs lined up with spears. CU Arab with spear. Semi Side View Montgomery shaking hands with Arab chiefs. LBV Montgomery passing crowd in car - acknowledging cheers. SCU Montgomery past in car saluting. SBV pan Montgomery past in car - past cheering crowd. Sfax Inhabitants Greet and Welcome 8th Army With Flowers etc.

    GV crowd applauding armoured cars with troops entering Sfax. STV travel shot mass crowd applauding and cheering. CU crowd cheering. LV travel shot towards girls with bouquets. LBV tank thru street with people riding on tank. SCU tank thru streets with people riding on tank. SV towards people riding on tank. CU towards people riding on tank. GV pan showing Scotch Pipers marching thru crowd. STV pan Scotch Pipers marching thru crowd. SBV travel shot showing Garry with people and flags following pipers. CU past people on Garry showing pipers. LTV crowds and pipers in street. SV crowd towards with flags. Semi Side View Union Jack, French and Stars and Stripes flags flying. SV people doing "V" sign pan up to Union Jack. CU Union Jack flying.

    ROTA BLUE, ORIG.NEG. AND ORIG. DUPE NEG.

    GOOD SCENES:

    FULL CU Union Jack flying and Stars and Stripes behind, SCU Union Jack flying in background and CUBV two old ladies gazing at it in f-d. FULL CU SIDE VIEW two old women types gaxing upwards. CU Union Jack flying and a little of Stars and Stripes shown behind.

    Sfax, N. Africa: Fight For and Entry into Sfax.

    General Side View tanks moving across scrubby desert. Semi side view Churchill tank past camera. GV 14 bombers and fighters in air in formation. GBV pan transports on road to wrecked Nazi tank in ditch. CU transports and armoured car past Nazi tank in ditch. LV, CU, SV and CUBV soldiers firing 25 pounders. LV towards Churchill tanks nearing Sfax. CU[QUERY]

    ALGIERS, N. AFRICA: GOOD SCENES:

    GOOD SCUFV Eisenhower saluting, Stars and Stripes behind him. CU Side View Eisenhower saluting. GOOD CU pose shot Eisenhower without hat. SCUFV pose shot Eisenhower with hat. SCU pose shot Eisenhower and Algerian houses behind. CUFV Eisenhower saluting. CU pose shot Eisenhower, and Union Jack and Stars and Stripes behind.

    Sfax, fondouk, N. Africa: CU towards Churchill tank nearing Sfax pan to BV. CU sign "SFAX (GARE 1K.)" GV pan bombed warehouses and port at Sfax. GV wrecked railway lines and bomb crater etc. SV wrecked railway engine lying on side. LV pan from wrecked warehouse to damaged railway engine. CU wrecked carriage. LTV people of Sfax in mass crowd watching. SCU young girl presenting bouquet to Montgomery. Semi Side View Montgomery shaking hands with girl. SCU side view Arabs lined up with spears. CU Arab with spear. Semi Side View Montgomery shaking hands with Arab chiefs. LBV Montgomery passing crowd in car - acknowledging cheers. SCU Montgomery past in car saluting. SBV pan Montgomery past in car - past cheering crowd. Big GTV transport in desert valley. (Driving "FIGHT FOR FONDOUK" on to Fondouk.) LV lorry and troops on road moving forward. GBV guns in valley firing. SCU tank gun firing. GV showing shell burst in distance over scrubby desert. LV towards group of German troops surrendering with hands up to British. CU pan German prisoners. SV pan German prisoners surrendering. LV ammunition boxes and gun position. SV field gun. LV ammunition dump under trees. SV boxes of ammunition under trees. CU shell cases. CU mass shell cases. LV wrecked lorry and gun on transport. SV wrecked lorry and gun on transport.

    Ganes Gap, North Africa: Wrecked German Mark-6 Tank. SV pan British soldiers looking at wrecked German Mark-6 tank. SCU British soldier standing by tractors. LV 88 mm. gun being put on lorry by British soldiers. CU pan 88 mm. gun. SV pan British soldiers looking at 88mm gun.

    Hurricane Tank Buster.

    LV airman walking to Hurricane and uncovering same. SV airman walking to and uncovering Hurricane showing RAF insignia. CU "TIN OPENER" insignia on plane. LV airmen cleaning and preparing 40mm guns on Hurricane. SV airmen cleaning and preparing 40 mm guns on Hurricane. CU hand taking shell weighing 2 1/2 lbs, out of case. SCU airmen fixing shells into gun under wing, GV towards showing tow Hurricanes flying over transport in desert. CU Hurricane towards and past camera. Pan Hurricane flying low and firing at tank. Long side view shell bursting on tank. LV pan Hurricane flying and firing at tank. LV pan Hurricane firing at tank. LV tank in flames.

    Kairouan N. Africa: GV towards British infantry marching along road in artillery formation. SV towards British infantry marching along road in artillery formation.

    GV town of Kairouan. SV French General Le Clerc and officers. CU French General Le Cler. GV towards transports driving thru streets of Kairouan. LV truck past cheering girls. CU girls cheering and waving. LV lorries with troops past crowd. SV Jews tearing off Star of David that Germans made them wear. CU feet treading on Stars on ground. SV inhabitants pulling down German sign in street.

    Toukabeur N. Africa: Infantry Fight for Toukabeur.

    GV Sugar Loaf Hill - Toukabeur and Chaouach District. LV pan showing British troops in trenches. GV troops leaving trenches and moving forward. LV troops climbing over barbed wire. SCU German soldiers surrendering to British. SV German soldiers surrendering pan down to German wounded soldier being attended to by British. LV pan prisoners being marched into prisoners of war camp. CU pan prisoner types. GV showing many prisoners behind barbed wire.

    Tunisia N. Africa: Montgomery Wins Flying Fortress.

    SV Montgomery and Alexander arriving at U.S. aerodrome. CU Montgomery and Alexander. GV group of Americans around flying Fortress. SV Montgomery climbing into Flying Fortress. SV int.shot Montgomery in Flying Fortress. SV Montgomery on ground with gunner near ball turret underneath Fortress. SCU Montgomery and Alexander. CU Alexander. SV General Eisenhower. CU General Eisenhower showing Stars on forage cap.

    GV crowd applauding armoured SFAX GREETINGS. cars with troops entering Sfax. STV travel shot mass crowd applauding and cheering. CU crowd cheering. LV travel shot towards girls with bouquets. CU girls put flowers on transport. GV showing crowd riding on transport as they enter. SV mass crowd clapping and cheering. CU girls put flowers on transport. GV showing crowd riding on transport as the enter. SV mass crowd clapping and cheering. LBV tank thru street with people riding on tank. SCU tank thru street with people riding on tank. SV towards people riding on tank. CU towards people riding on tank. GV pan showing Scotch pioers marching thru crowd. STV pan showing Scotch Piers marching thru crowd. SBV travel shot showing Garry with people and flags following pipers. CU past people on Garry showing pipers. LTV crowd and pipers in street. SV crowd towards with flags. Semi Side View Union Jack, French and Stars and Stripes flags flying. SV people doing "V" sign pan up to Union Jack. CU Union Jack flying. ROTA BLUE ALSO ORIG. NEG. AND ORIG. DUPE NEG.

    SELECTED SCENES.

    GOOD SCENES:

    FULL CU Union Jack flying and Stars and Stripes behind. SCU Union Jack flying in background and CUBV two old ladies gazing at it in f-d. FULL CU SIDE VIEW two old women types gazing upwards. CU Union Jack flying and a little of Stars and Stripes behind.

    Hurricane Tank Buster.

    CU prop. of Hurricane turning, two men preparing plane, "TIN OPENER" insignia on plane, two men walk away. GV pan two Hurricanes taking off, gaining heights and under carriage retracting. SAV three Hurricanes in formation showing RAF insignias, clouds in background.

    Algiers N. Africa: GOOD SHOTS OF GENERAL EISENHOWER.

    GOOD SCUFV Eisenhower saluting, Stars and Stripes behind him. CU side view Eisenhower saluting. GOOD CU pose shot Eisenhower without hat. SCUFV pose shot Eisenhower with hat. SCU pose shot Eisenhower and Algerian houses behind. CUFV

    GOOD SCENES:

    Eisenhower saluting. CU pose shot Eisenhower and Union Jack and Stars and Stripes behind. Wrecked & Burning German Equipment and Bodies.

    LV pan burning lorries. SV burning lorry pan to CU charred remains of burning bodies. CU burning body showing skeleton and bones. CU charred remains just showing remains of stomach no legs etc. SCU dead body with eyes missing. BLUE

    Kairouan N. Africa: Troops Welcomed at Kairouan.

    SV two Arabs lying on ground by signpost "KAIROUAN GARE IK." GV town of Kairouan. SV towards and past.

    GOOD SCENES:

    Churchill tank followed by other tanks. SV Crusader? tank towards and past with crew in turret. GV shelled Tunisian Holy Building. CU pan up Hole Building showing shell marks. LV towards Military cars thru tree bordered Kairouan Street. CU car past LV four clapping and cheering girls in background. CU Side View four cheering girls. LV car past in b-d and pan crowd of inhabitants waving and making "V" signs. SV Jew boys taking off Star of David that Germans made them wear. CU feet treading on Stars on ground. SBV inhabitants tearing down German signs. SV mass crowd waving, cheering and giving "V" signs.

    Military - Active; Airforce - Active

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2HW0MT7SMDY48V924KJNZY3DD
    Media URN:
    VLVA2HW0MT7SMDY48V924KJNZY3DD
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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