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    Paramount War Correspondent James Wright films American Air Force raid of Marauders on key German targets.

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    GOOD SCENES:

    GV Marauder on drome and farmer ploughing field in foreground and man past on cycle. SV Marauder taxiing past Marauders lined up. SCU Marauder taxiing towards camera. CU eight quick shots of names on Marauders - "BIRD DOG SPECIAL: SAN ANTONIA ROSE : FUNNY BUNNY : YANKEE VENGEANCE : STINKIN' CLINKIN' : KLANK'S TANK: SKUNK HUNTER: JOHN BULL."

    SCUFV Marauder showing gun in nose. SV airman at side gun of Marauder. CU mechanic closing gun. SV mid turret gun turning. SV low waist gun moving. SCU gun in tail revolving. SV U.S. officers round map discussing raids. CU map. SCU officers pan down to map. GV pan past Marauders lined up, engine of Marauder turning in foreground. SV Marauders lined up on tarmac....pan to Marauder taxiing away. SV Marauder taxiing off. CU in cockpit showing controls. GV towards and past Marauder takes off. GV another Marauder towards and past and takes off. LTV U.S. girls pushing numbers on map. SCU side view U.S. girls pan to pushing numbers of map, pan back to girls. GAV mass formation of Marauders flying over Channel. CU pilot at controls. LAV pan thru window of formation of ten Marauders. CU side view Wright shooting with camera.

    LAV mass formation of Marauders. CUBV controls. GAV formation shot of 16 Marauders. SCUAV and CUAV underneath shot of Marauder showing bombs in rack. GAV formation of 12 Marauders. LV Marauder flying in and taxiis past camera. LV another flies in and taxiis past camera. LV Marauder taxiing in. CU Marauder taxiis past camera.

    Airforce - Active; Air Raids and War Damage; Personalities - Journalists; Self-Reference
    Background: Paramount War Correspondent James Wright films American Airforce raid of Marauders on key German targets. Secret installations connected with German Fighter Command bombed. Wright's pictures of bombs bursting on Boulogne and coastal Batteries open fire Marauders which return With machinegun fire.

    Good shots of planning operations office and of planes on active service. Good shots of camera man filming war action from bomber.

    MISSING SLATE INFORMATION: INVASION REHEARSAL Accent on air power was put by recent big-scale amphibious exercise. Paramount War Correspondent James Wright, flying with US Marauders, secures finest bombing pictures of present war. Americans make spectacular raids on Nazi fighter

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9QRSQZ0UB8CO9CMDOHOV09TWX
    Media URN:
    VLVA9QRSQZ0UB8CO9CMDOHOV09TWX
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1943
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:45:00
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    ENGLAND / FRANCE: Paramount War Correspondent films bombing raids on northern France from American Marauders in action ENGLAND / FRANCE: Paramount War Correspondent films bombing raids on northern France from American Marauders in action

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