Film from the North African campaign showing Allied progress, including rendez-vous between the Eighth Army and US Forces and meeting between General Eisenhower and Field Marshall Montgomery.
GOOD SCENES: GV three trucks with German and Italian prisoners in field. CU truck showing Iron Cross and smiling Italian driver past camera full of German and Italian prisoners. CU truck past camera full of prisoners. LV pan six trucks full of prisoners in field driving away. SCU showing Iron Cross on truck and pan prisoners looking at camera. LV towards German and Italian prisoners marching towards three and four deep. GBV mass lines of prisoners marching away into distance. Semi side view soldiers sitting on Churchill tank watching GBV prisoners marching away. LTBV prisoners marching away. LV towards mass prisoners in lines three and four deep marching.
General Montgomery Meets General Eisenhower. SV pan past camera showing RAF markings Piper Cub (Flying Jeep) plane lands in field. SV Eisenhower gets out of Flying Jeep and is greeted by officer. SV Montgomery and Eisenhower posing and talking in field.
Arabs Return To Liberated Town. GV pan Arabs with camels carrying possessions. SV Churchill tank in foreground and Arabs and camels past in background. SV towards Arabs with children and camels. SV Arabs with camels and children on mothers' backs. CU smiling Arab type past carrying dog, more Arabs in background. LV towards Arabs with camels. FULL CUFV Arab type in large panama hat
Military - Active; Americans; Personalities - Armed Forces; Dwight D 'Ike' Eisenhower (1890-1969), Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976)
Background: Film from the North African campaign showing Allied progress, including rendez-vous between the Eighth Army and US Forces and meeting between General Eisenhower and Field Marshall Montgomery.