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    PM BACK WITH PLANES Tripoli Prime Minister cordially greets General Montgomery in capital of Tripolitania.?

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    Semi side view Churchill taking salute. GTV troops marching past and band playing. SV Churchill takes the salute, Montgomery with him. CU Highland troops past. Big GTBV troops marching thru streets. CU Union Jack flying.

    LIBYA: Tripoli

    SBV Indigenoius people reading proclamation. SCU side view men reading proclamation.

    GOOD SCENES: CU side view locals reading proclamation and following words with finger. CU side view another native reading proclamation - "BRITISH MILITARY GOVERNMENT, TRIPOLITANIA - WAR CRIMES - PROCLAMATION NO. 2."

    SV cameraman setting up camera in field. CU side view Churchill talking. SV mass of officers and men seated on grass listening.


    Long side view British troops lined up and BV Churchill in car driving past them. SV pan Churchill standing in car and Montgomery sitting, troops lined up in background. LV towards Churchill standing in car past troops lined up. LBV Churchill standing in car inspecting troops lined up.

    GOOD SCENES: LBV Churchill, General Fryburg and Alexander reviewing mass march past of New Zealand troops. SV Churchill saluting, with Fryburg, LTV mass New Zealand troops marching past. Long side view Churchill on platform saluting with Alexander and Fryburg. SCU side view New Zealand troops marching past. Long side view Churchill on saluting base and New Zealand troops marching past. SV angle shot New Zealand troops marching past. Semi side view Churchill saluting - with Montgomery. GV march past. CU New Zealand troops marching past. LBV Churchill and others on platform and tanks past in parade. SV tanks past camera. LV Bren carriers over field. SV armoured drawing guns past.


    GFV Highland troops lined up in square, ready for march past. Semi side view Montgomery shakes hands with Highland officer. GTFV Highland band marching thru street. GT side view screen filling shot Highland band marching past. SCUBV Montgomery with Scots officer on balcony looking down at GTV Highland band marching past. CU side view Montgomery on balcony watching. SCU side view Montgomery looking down - sky background. LV tanks past Memorial. SV armoured cars drawing guns over scrubby desert and Jeep past.

    SV Churchill walks over to Montgomery, camouflaged caravan behind, Brooke comes into picture and they pose. SCU Churchill and Montgomery posing pan to Brooke and Montgomery pan back to side view Churchill.

    GOOD SCENES: 3 SVs General Le Clerk talking to two French soldiers and walks into tent.

    LIBYA: Tripoli; Castel Benito

    GV Churchill's Liberator landing at Castel Benito 'drome - approx. 15 miles from Tripoli. SBV Montgomery and Alexander pan to Liberator taxiing towards. SV Churchill out from under Liberator walks and is greeted by Montgomery. CU side view Churchill shaking hands with Montgomery. LV Montgomery and Churchill walking towards surrounded by soldiers taking snaps. SV Montgomery and Churchill towards. CU Montgomery and Churchill towards. LV troops giving three cheers as Churchill standing in car and Montgomery sitting drives past. Shot of Churchill's car along road to Tripoli pan to BV. LV travel shot along road passing soldiers waving. Travel shot along road past troops and cars. LV soldier up telegraph pole waving.


    LV Flying Fortress taxiing towards across 'drome. SCU side view Conningham waiting. SBV Conningham and two RAF officers waiting and Fortress in background taxiing towards. CU nose of Fortress showing "MUDHEN" and Tedder inside. Semi side view Conningham walking forward pan to nose of Fortress showing "MUDHEN" CU "MUDHEN" on plane. SCU Conningham and Tedder shaking hands. Semi side view Conningham and Tedder shaking hands. LTV Conningham, Tedder and Spaatz surrounded by RAF men and prop. of Fortress in background. LV Conningham and Tedder in conversation, Fortress and Spaatz also in picture. CU Conningham talking to officer. SV Tedder and Spaatz commence to walk away. CU Conningham with two U.S. officers. SCU side view Conningham; Car driving away
    Background: PM BACK WITH PLANES Tripoli Prime Minister cordially greets General Montgomery in capital of Tripolitania. Taking salute at march past of victorious Eighth Army Mr Churchill rounds off 10,000 mile tour of Middle East.
    Personalities - Politicians; Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), Egypt; Personalities - Armed Forces; Military - Ceremonial; Clementine Ogilvy Hozier (1885-1977)Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976), Personalities - Relatives;British Empire;

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    LIBYA/TURKEY: Prime Minister Winston Churchill greets General Montgomery/Taking salute at march past of victorious Eighth Army

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