• Short Summary

    Footage of Field Marshal Jan Smuts and his wife Isie Krige visiting soldiers in Libya during the Second World War.

  • Description

    Smuts standing in car away along road
    Back views of Smuts in car past groups of cheering soldiers
    TRACKING SHOT of troops
    Smuts and officers walking over rubble
    Smuts looking at men in trench
    Smuts talking to officer
    Smuts talking to soldiers in line
    Officer salutes and shakes hands with Smuts
    Various shots of soldiers gathered near palm trees
    Wide shot of Smuts speaking with microphone
    Troops listening
    Soldiers applauding
    Soldiers putting on hats
    Smuts with officers on either side of him, then raises his hat and waves
    Smuts and officers through lines of men PAN UP to palm trees
    Car carrying Smuts driving away
    Smuts and group of officers looking at something in distance
    Smuts and officers looking at maps
    Smuts going down into trench
    Smuts out of trench and walking past soldiers
    Smuts and officers looking at gun

    INT
    Various shots of Isie Krige (Mrs Smuts - wife of Field Marshal Smuts) talking to soldiers
    Mrs. Smuts posing with soldiers and about to throw dart
    Mrs. Smuts throwing dart
    Young soldier passing jam at tea-table
    Soldier with bandage round head drinking tea
    Mrs. Smuts at head of table with soldiers on either side
    Background: Footage of Field Marshal Jan Smuts and his wife Isie Krige visiting soldiers in Libya during the Second World War.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA54O5F96PSOI7M6ZWASF76FUBN
    Media URN:
    VLVA54O5F96PSOI7M6ZWASF76FUBN
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    LIBYA / DEFENCE: World War II: Field Marshall Smuts in Western Desert

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