• Short Summary

    MISSING SLATE INFORMATION: ENSA IN DESERT KEEP ARMY SMILING Mobile concert party keeps up with Eighth Army, giving shows to troops throughout advance.

  • Description

    AFRICA:
    GV two men setting up property van and stage in desert. SV men performers fitting up pan to two girls washing. SCU two girls washing. SV two girls making up for show. CU girl rouging lips. LV property van slap pan to LV troops arriving on lorry. SV troops jumping off lorry. CU troops jumping out of lorry. LV pan troops walking towards pan to property van. SV four actors in van getting ready. Long side view pan more troops arriving. SV from inside van girl looking out at troops seated. SV troops seated laughing. SV officer helping to fix girl actors shoe. GV show in progress in desert, surrounded by troops. LBV troops looking at show. SV from inside stage CUBV girl singing to troops. CU side view two soldier types laughing. SBV show and Bren gun at the ready in f-d. CU back of girl singing to troops. SV troops applauding. SV man and girl doing turn.

    CU tommy in tin hat laughing. SV girl artiste doing turn and singing to soldier. CU side view soldier laughing. LV finale, troops stand up. CU two girls amongst troops, soldier walks forward and whispers something to girl. STV troops moving away. GV pan troops moving away across desert.

    Entertainment and Leisure; Military - R&R
    Background: MISSING SLATE INFORMATION: ENSA IN DESERT KEEP ARMY SMILING Mobile concert party keeps up with Eighth Army, giving shows to troops throughout advance.

    ENSA Performers getting ready for concert in the desert. Soldiers gathering in audience. Performance in progress, audience smiling and clapping, on soldier kissing a performer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6KZ78MN752ZQ4JJMFNB09PQNJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6KZ78MN752ZQ4JJMFNB09PQNJ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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