• Short Summary

    Prime Minister sees American airborne unit make spectacular mass jumps.

  • Description

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    GV U.S. paratroops lined up and Winston Churchill (Prime Minister) inspecting - U.S. flags flying.
    CU pan Churchill inspecting paratroops.
    GV troop carrier planes - C-47 - taking off.
    LV towards plane taking off and over camera.
    SBV planes taking off and away.
    SV towards plane taking off and over camera.
    Big GV planes flying in formation towards camera.
    SV paratroops seated in plane being issued with cigarettes.
    CU type smoking cigarette.
    CU type smoking cigar.
    AV 6 planes in formation showing open doors ready for jumping.
    CU Capt. Lillyman - jump master - looking out of doorway smoking cigar.
    SV paratroops in plane get command "STAND UP AND HOOK UP"
    CUBV paratroops jumping out of doorway.

    GAV parachutists jumping from planes.

    Shot from side of plane parachutists baling out.
    Shot jump master approaching ground - camera strapped to chest showing expression as he lands on his back.
    GBV Churchill, Eisenhower and party on dais watching parachutists descending.
    Big GV mass parachutists descending pan down and over to dais.
    SV parachutists and supplies descending two parachutists being tangled up together as they land.
    SV parachutist landing on ground.
    LV parachutist running towards.
    SBV Churchill standing on Jeep addressing paratroops.
    SV Eisenhower standing with paratroops listening.
    CU Eisenhower listening.
    Angle shot Churchill speaking.
    SV paratroops listening.
    SV Churchill and Eisenhower standing in front of U.S. flag.

    GOOD SCENES

    AV 12 C-47's in air.
    Nearer AV C-47 flying with open doors ready for jumping.
    CU Capt. Lillyman - jump-master - looking out of doorway smoking cigar.
    SCU jumps from plane.
    AV troops baling out.
    SCU paratroops jumping from plane.
    GAV Parachutists.
    LAV planes in air with mass parachutists descending smokescreen rising from ground. CU jump master reaching ground camera strapped to chest showing expression as he lands on his back.
    SV parachutes landing on ground.
    GV mass paratroops landing, pan parachutes landing.
    GV mass of plane (31) flying towards over country.
    Big GV planes (43) flying towards paratroops jumping pan to ground. (Long Scene)
    Background: Prime Minister sees American airborne unit make spectacular mass jumps.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3ZA7RIYN2PA6UWOGX6BO1XT38
    Media URN:
    VLVA3ZA7RIYN2PA6UWOGX6BO1XT38
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    DEFENCE: World War 2: Churchill and Eisenhower review US Paratroops

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