• Short Summary

    British and Soviet (Red) forces meet in Iran.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Iran is Road to Russia

    IRAN: Kermanshah:
    EXT
    GV pan tanks pan to lorries moving off.
    CU pan of tank crew looking on.
    GV lorries past crowd in streets.
    CU lorry past driven by smiling native Iranian
    CU Iranian policeman holding crowd back.

    TGV tanks past Iranian troops in field.
    SV tanks past Iranian troops in field at speed.
    SV Iranian troops smiling and waving.
    TRACKING shot of Signal Car going ahead to meet Russians.

    INT CAR
    BV soldier in Signal car
    Driver POV shot through windscreen approaching Russian armoured car.

    EXT
    SV British officer greeting Russian officers
    CU British and Russian officers talking.
    SV and CU Russian Mongolian type infantryman laughing.
    SV smiling Russian soldier shaking hands with British troops.
    CU laughing Englishman shakes hands with Mongolian soldier

    Kazvin:
    GV town of Kazvin.
    SV English Brigadier entering Russian HQ.
    LV British and Russian troops outside HQ.
    SV and CU English soldier looking through eyepiece of Russian rifle.
    CU Russian guard pan Indian guard.

    Tehran:
    GV main square in Tehran.
    GV Soviet embassy
    SV British Minister, Sir Reader Bullard and Soviet Minister, M. Smirnoff, talking in garden. CU Smirnoff pan to Bullard.
    Smirnoff and Bullard

    SLATE: GOOD SCENES

    GV lorries entering Tehran pan as they go through crowded streets.
    TRACKING SHOT past crowd.
    Lorries parked at side of road
    Faces of adults and children

    GV lorries along through sandy desert.
    One lorry towards camera showing Indian driver
    Various shots of lorries along
    GV pan Bren gun carrier.
    GV Bren gun carrier.
    GV tank.
    Tank passing Iranian cavalry.
    Close shot cavalryman
    British & Russian advance guards meet.

    GV street scene in Tehran.
    Iranian policeman directing traffic.
    GVs German Legation (German Embassy)

    BV Boy looking in paper shop ZOOM to big picture of Adolf Hitler in window.
    Close Shot of German posters in window

    Russian soldier firing flare in air TILT UP
    Russian armoured car starting off.
    GV as it goes away down road
    Low Angle shot monument of Ex Shah of Iran TILT UP


    Military - Active / Soviet Union
    Background: British and Soviet (Red) forces meet in Iran.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABZ4IA4I34U55V6GVWPPFFUPPX
    Media URN:
    VLVABZ4IA4I34U55V6GVWPPFFUPPX
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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