• Short Summary

    General Montgomery visits an advance base in Africa.

  • Description

    AFRICA: Agadabia:
    EXT
    Town sign post 'AGADABIA'
    SV General Alexander and officer out of building.
    General Alexander seated at driving wheel in Jeep car with same officer.
    Shot of General Alexander driving towards camera in Jeep with officer and salutes

    GV 11 Italian M.13 tanks on Salvage dump.
    German Mark 4 tank with long barrel 75 mm gun.
    Shots of Mark 4 tank on transporter, caterpillar wheel broken.
    LV Wrecked German 88 mm A.A. gun.
    Angle shot showing damaged barrels.
    Steam rollers left in running order.
    Burning Mark 4 tank.
    Shots of Italian plane on fire
    Flames leaping out of cockpit of plane.
    LV Wreckage of German aircraft, tanks in b/g.
    SCU General Montgomery, wearing beret, talking to Commander.
    Monty walking towards with Commander past camera to CU of Montgomery.
    Montgomery entering A.C.V. with Colonel.

    INT
    CU Montgomery making notes inside A.C.V. with Colonel.

    GOOD SCENES.

    Montgomery and officer driving towards in car, car stops, Montgomery gets out and shakes hands with Commander of A.B.

    Full CU Montgomery (This scene slightly shaky) SCU Montgomery talking to officer by car. SV Montgomery with officers shakes hands with another and talks to him.
    CU Montgomery talking to officer.
    Shots of Montgomery talking to other officers

    INT
    CU Montgomery making notes inside A.C.V. with Colonel.

    Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis KG GCB OM GCMG CSI DSO MC CD PC PC (10 December 1891 ???????? 16 June 1969) / Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG, GCB, DSO, PC 17 November 1887 ???????? 24 March 1976)
    Background: General Montgomery visits an advance base in Africa.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVANMBVLOZI290UT178U9Q3O0P3
    Media URN:
    VLVANMBVLOZI290UT178U9Q3O0P3
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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