• Short Summary

    Mr Wendell Willkie, representing US President, begins extensive tour. Troopships bring reinforcements for fight against?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Middle East Fine, Says Wendell Willkie

    EGYPT: Cairo:
    EXT
    Liberator bomber arriving / Wendell Willkie out of Liberator and greeted by Casey / GVs Willkie talking with officials, including Kirk and Casey

    Alexandria:
    Willkie posing with Harwood and others on steps / walking shot towards Willkie and Harwood.

    Troops arriving on troopship / Soldier down ganway of ship / troops on barge leaving troopship with troops lining railings behind / group of soldiers doing "V" sign

    NEAR MALTA: MEDITERRANEAN:
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    GV Destroyers in Mediterranean leading convoy / Naval officers on deck looking thru glasses / American and British aircraft carriers and cruiser under way as officers on deck looking thru glasses / Spitfire takes off from American carrier / four Spitfires flying off in formation over camera / Spitfire taking off from carrier, Naval officer looking thru glasses in foreground / 10 Spitfires flying off in formation over carrier and cruiser / five Spitfires in air / US carrier and cruiser towards / sunset at sea.

    ORIG. NEG. & ROTA BLUE

    GOOD SCENES: GV sunset at sea / GV carrier and cruiser under way.

    GIBRALTAR, MEDITERRANEAN:
    GVs Rock of Gibraltar.

    NR. MALTA, MEDITERRANEAN:
    US sailors present arms. CU sailor at present arms / angle shot sailor with H.M.S. 'HEARTSEASE' on cap presents arms / other sailors presenting arms /sailor with rifle to shoulder pan down to Eagle insignia and three stripes on arm / naval officer down gangway and sailors lined up on deck below

    Americans; Personalities - Politicians; Ships and Boats; Military - Active; Airforce - Active; Navy - Active; Wendell Lewis Willkie (1892-1944), British Empire; Egypt; World War II (Second World War)
    Background: Mr Wendell Willkie, representing US President, begins extensive tour. Troopships bring reinforcements for fight against Rommel. Flying from aircraft-carriers. Spitfires reinforce Malta's air-strength.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD5LUGAPCFLX83U2FN6KWG32SK
    Media URN:
    VLVAD5LUGAPCFLX83U2FN6KWG32SK
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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