• Short Summary

    INFORMATION FROM ORIGINAL SHOTLIST NOT FEATURED ON THIS CLIP
    Tanks advancing in open country aided by smoke screen.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Good scenes

    TUNISIA: Kairouan:
    High angle view Kairouan and buildings / Crowds along in street market / Indian troops chatting with stallholder in market / PAN famous Sidi Sahib Mosque building / Indian soldiers entering Mosque to pray / Decorations on wall of mosque PAN Indian soldiers walking through

    El Djem:
    Wide shot great Roman Amphitheatre at El Djem / Indian troops passing famous ruins / Soldiers looking at ancient ruins

    Medjez El Bab:
    Tunisian hills and landscape / British soldiers firing 25 pounder / Muzzle of 25 pounder firing / Bren carrier with troops past / Two Churchill tanks past on rough track / Towards Churchill tank over camera / Churchill tank and wireless operator in turret / Wireless operator on tank laughing /

    Wide shot showing Me109's swooping down on valley / M.E. 109 flying over camera / Bomb bursts in open country / ME109 drops bombs pan to bomb exploding in valley / Wide shot M.E. 109 coming down in smoke, shell explodes on it. crashes behind hills / Another Me109 coming down in smoke - crashes behind hill / Explosion on plane as it burns (Plane not seen)

    Tracking shot Australian prisoners being brought in / Shots of smiling Australian prisoners
    Background: INFORMATION FROM ORIGINAL SHOTLIST NOT FEATURED ON THIS CLIP
    Tanks advancing in open country aided by smoke screen. LV Towards large group of German prisoners being brought in with hands raised. CU Prisoners being brought in.

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    GOOD SCENES:

    Tunisia, N. Africa: GV pan Tunisian hills. LV natives and camels passing 'drome - Bostons in background. Semi Side View Boston with U.S. Star taxiing on rough ground. GV towards three Bostons taking off. CU Boston gaining height pan to BV Bostons in air. CUAV Boston in air and six others in b-d. CUTAV Boston in air and Tunisian hills below. CUTAV nose of Boston flying over hills. CUAV Boston showing U.S. Star and four others in b-d. SCU int. air gunner in Boston. CUAV stick of anti-personnel bombs dropping from Boston. AV showing mass of bomb bursts on ground. Big AV mass of bomb bursts on ground and coastline visible.

    Medjez El Bab, N. Africa: LV 25 pounder fired by British soldiers. SV 25 pounder fired by British soldiers. CU muzzle of 25 pounder firing. LV two Churchill tanks towards. CU towards Churchill tank over camera. CU Churchill tank and wireless operator in turret. CU wireless operator on tank laughing. GV tanks advancing in open country aided by smoke screen. LV towards large group of German prisoners being brought in with hands raised. CU prisoners being brought in.

    Tripoli, N. Africa: 8th Army Wounded Await Transport at Tripoli. LV 8th Army wounded being carried onto lighters at Tripoli docks. V pan up showing wounded lying on deck on stretchers. SCUTV wounded soldier and lighter moving along water. SV wounded on deck pan up to hospital ship. Sv and SV wounded man being hoisted up onto ship on type of stretcher.

    Tunisia, N. Africa: LV and SCU British tommy doing "Bumbs-a-Daisy" with Arab.

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    ORIG. DUPE NEG.
    Tripoli, N. Africa: LV 8th Army wounded being carried onto lighters at Tripoli docks. SV Pan up showing wounded lying on deck on stretchers. SCUTV Wounded soldier and lighter moving along water. SV Wounded on deck pan up to hospital ship. SV and SV Wounded man being hoisted up onto ship on type of stretcher.

    Airforce - Active

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8CZACU1F9SAYXRU11T4F13PK1
    Media URN:
    VLVA8CZACU1F9SAYXRU11T4F13PK1
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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