• Short Summary

    ALLIES IN BIZERTA (FIRST PICTURES) British troops accompany Americans who captured much-prized Naval base. Royal?

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    TUNISIA: Bizerta:
    EXT

    GOOD SCENES: CUAV tail of Boston and LV three Bostons in b-d over hills. CUTAV Boston - country land below. CUAV mid turret gunner pan to nose of Boston. AV about six bombs dropping to land below. AV pan many bomb bursts on land below. SCUAV side view Boston. CU side AV Boston. AV bombs exploding on ground below. ORIG. NEG.

    GOOD SCENE: GOOD GV pan Tunisian hills. STV past camera British infantry climbing up rocky mountain. CU British infantry past camera climbing up rocky mountain, rocky mountains in background. CUTAV Boston and LV three Bostons in background over hills. CUTAV Boston country land below. CUAV mid turret gunner pan to hose of Boston. AV about six bombs dropping to land below. AV pan many bomb bursts on land below. SCUAV side view Boston. AV pan bombs exploding on ground below.

    British Infantry Advance Thru Smoke Screen. GV British infantry moving forward thru smoke screen. SV infantry runs past abandoned German gun and dead German, British soldier stops to look at German.

    General Von Arnim in England. SFV Arnim talking to CUBV two British officers.

    Bizerta, N. Africa: AV Bizerta and harbour. LV British patrol moving cautiously thru streets of Bizerta with tommy gun at the ready, tank passes in b-d. Semi Side View infantryman walking with tommy gun at the ready. SBV soldier dashing across road to bombed houses. SBV another soldier dashing across road, to bombed house. GV American infantry moving cautiously down street in Bizerta. SV American infantry crouching down by bomb heap. SV pan American infantrymen running up road. LTV American and British soldiers taking cover on roadside. GTV pan of Bizerta and damaged buildings. LV bombed street and bombed buildings. SV interior of building showing bomb damage. LV wrecked larry and buildings. AV sunken ships in harbour. LV pan sunken ships in harbour. LV wrecked plane and aerodrome hangar and soldier looking at plane. CU British soldier looking at wrecked engine. LV wrecked troop carrier with German markings. SV wrecked troop carrier and British soldier looking at it. SCU wrecked carrier and British and U.S. troops looking at it. SCU wrecked carrier. SV F.W.190 with Walt Disney cartoon and U.S. soldiers on guard. CU Walt disney cartoon on F.W.190.

    End of Hostilities; SV British firing last shot on 25 pounder gun. SCU British soldier packing in shell cases. SV British soldiers covering tarpaulin over 25 pounder. LV two gunners sitting down on ground. CU gunner lighting cigarette. Semi Side View gunners sitting down reading and smoking. CU gunner writing on pad.

    General Eisenhower Inspects British Paratroops. GV Eisenhower and paratroops lined up. CU Side View Eisenhower. SV pan paratroops listening to Eisenhower. CU Side View Eisenhower addressing paratroops. CU Eisenhower talking to paratroops.

    Anzac Nurses Working at Red Cross Camp. LV Red Cross Camp Australian nurses taking stretchers out of ambulance. SV taking stretcher out of ambulance. CU men taking stretcher out of ambulance and showing man with bandaged head. SV men taking stretcher into hospital tent. LV pan int. showing nurses attending to wounded men. SV nurse talking to wounded man. SV and CU nurse taking man's temperature. GV men putting stretcher cases into ambulance plane with Red Cross markings. SV shot from plane men putting stretcher case into plane. SV men placing stretcher into plane. SV pan int, showing men on stretcher in plane. GV ambulance plane flying overhead showing Red Cross markings.

    Naval Convoy Arrives to Repair Bizerta Docks. LV men running into sea for bathe. SV men in LV harbourmin distance and two Naval officers, in foreground on deck. LV two landing craft approaching harbour. GV showing ship with funnel sticking out of water - wrecked in harbour. LV ship with funnel sticking out of water and BV officer in foreground looking thru glasses. LV two landing craft entering, soldiers in foreground with lifesavers on. SV soldiers on boat wearing lifesavers. SV two landing craft approaching quayside. SBV men letting down landing flap. LV landing craft and general activity at quayside. LV American digging out land mines on quayside. SV three Americans digging out land mines on quayside. CU American pulling out mine and putting it aside.

    German Prisoners March to Dockside. GTV German prisoners guarded by French marching to dockside. LTV German prisoners guarded by French marching to dockside. SV prisoners being marched to dockside past ships in b-d. LBV prisoners up gangway onto ship. Semi Side View prisoners up gangway onto ship. ROTA BLUE AND ORIG. NEG. SELECTED SCENES. General Von Arnim, Field Marshal Messe & Other High German & Italian Officers Arrive In England. LV transport plane arriving in England with German generals. SV General Von Arnim out of plane. SV Arnim salutes British officers, pan to other officer. CU German officer salutes. SV Arnim and other German officers talking to british officer. SV Arnim and other German officers talking to British officers and saluting. SV RAF personnel on'drome watching second plane arriving. SV German officers getting out of plane with RAF insignia. LV German officers getting out of plane and walk to British officer and salute. SCU pan German officers listening to British officer. LV car arriving at P.O.W.'s camp with Marshal Messe. SV Messe out of car. CU Messe. SV Messe walking away with three British officers. SV Italian General getting out of coach and saluting British officer. LV another Italian General getting out of coach and saluting British officer. LV pan car with Arnim in arriving at P.O.W.'s camp. LV Arnim out of car saluting British officer at camp. SCU Arnim walks past camera. GV and SV coach arriving with rest of German staff officers. Long Side View German officers out of coach. LV officers out of coach. LV German officers salute British officer. SV dejected German officers walking into prison camp. LV British soldier closing prison gates. CU soldier putting padlock on gate. CU padlock.

    ROTA BLUE


    GOOD SCENES: SCU pose shot Arnim. GV various German officers walking past transport plane. SV and SV RAF personnel unloading luggage from plane. SBV three German Generals walk and got into coach. SV various German officers getting into coach. CU side view coach driving off, showing officers inside pan to BV. Semi Side View pan coach with officers arriving and driving thru prison gates. SV coach with officers driving thru prison ground, showing place heavily barbed wire.

    Anzac Nurses Working at Red Cross Camp. LV Red Cross camp, Anzac nurses tending wounded exterior shot. CU nurse tying sling round wounded man's neck. SCU nurse lighting cigarette for man with bandaged head. FULL CU wounded man with bandaged head smoking and talking to nurse. FULL CU nurse laughing and talking to wounded man.

    British Infantry Move Forward Thru Smoke Screen & Mount in Conditions. GV British infantry moving thru smoke screen, armoured car comes into picture. GBV two infantrymen moving forward thru smoke screen, explosion in background. Semi Side View infantry moving thru smoke screen with fixed bayonets. LBV pan infantry moving forward thru smoke screen. General Side View infantry moving forward thru smoke screen. CU big explosion on mountain roadway. LV lorry up rough road in mountain. GV Tunisian mountains pan down to mules and British troops. LBV British troops walking down mountain with their dixies of food, mules in background and mountains. SV towards and past three cheery British soldiers warily walking down rocky mountain path, with dixies.

    GOOD SCENES: GV Tunisian mountains and two lorries with troops in foreground. LV French soldiers take mules to drinking trough. GV pan mules and British troops resting on hillside. GV French soldiers and mules drawing cart - tree scenery. CU Frenchmen on mules past camera.

    England: ALLIES IN BIZERTA: General Von Arnim, Field Marshal Messe & Other High Axis Officials Arrive in England. England LV transport plane arriving in England with German generals. SV Arnim out of plane. SV Arnim salutes British officers, pan to other officers. CU German officer salutes. SV Arnim and other German officers talking to British officer. SV Arnim and other German officers talking to British officers and saluting. SV RAF personnel on 'drome watching second plane arriving. SV German officers getting out of plane with RAF insigning. LV German officers getting out of plane and walk to British officer and salute. SCU pan German officers listening to British officer. LV car arriving at P.O.W.'s camp with Marshal Messe. SV Messe out of car. CU Messe. SV Messe walking away with three British officers. SV Italian General getting out of coach and saluting British officer. LV another Italian General getting out of coach and saluting British officer. LV pan car with Arnim in arriving at P.O.W.'s camp. LV Arnim out of car saluting British officer at camp. SCU Arnim walks past camera. GV and SV coach arriving with rest of German staff officers. Long Side View German officers out of coach. LV officers out of coach. LV German officers salute British officer. SV dejected German officers walking into prison camp. LV British soldier closing prison gates. CU soldier putting padlock on gate. CU padlock.

    ROTA BLUE

    GOOD SCENES: SFV Arnim talking to British officers. SCU pose shot Arnim. GV various German officers walking past transport plane. SV and SV RAF personnel unloading luggage from plane. SBV three German generals walk and get into coach, SV various German officers getting into coach. CU side view coach driving off, showing officers inside pan to BV. Semi Side view pan coach with officers arriving and driving thru prison gates. SV coach with officers driving thru prison grounds, showing place heavily barbed wire.

    Military - Active; United States of America; Navy - Active; Personalities - Armed Forces; Prisoners of War; Great Britain
    Background: ALLIES IN BIZERTA (FIRST PICTURES) British troops accompany Americans who captured much-prized Naval base. Royal Navy lends party to repair docks. General von Arnim, captured in Tunisia, lands in England with Field Marshal Messe as Prisoner of War.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAAFYPW1EHMS3S3ZCJBYBOTT8B
    Media URN:
    VLVAAAFYPW1EHMS3S3ZCJBYBOTT8B
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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