• Short Summary

    American soldiers invading Manila, and German prisoners in Worms.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Manila, Philippines.

    M/S soldiers carrying injured man through fields, M/S injured man being given plasma. M/S Americans advancing in Manila, various shots explosions in distance. American soldiers sail across river on big rafts. Various shots explosions around them.

    Title - 'Final Battle of Manila. Yanks wipe out last Jap resistance in Philippine capital described by Lowell Thomas.' Also includes tribute to cameramen in Signal Corps who filmed it. Various shots explosions in the city. Various shots American soldiers firing out of windows with rifles and machine guns. L/S building on fire. Explosions in building opposite. M/S dead Japanese on streets. M/S as wounded American soldier is helped along by colleague. M/S man being given plasma. M/S clergyman giving out sacraments under fire. Various shots of guns firing. C/U's rescued man and children. M/S soldiers running. Various shots dead civilians littering the streets, they had their hands tied behind their backs before being shot by Japanese soldiers. Camera pans across city. M/S two nuns.

    Title - 'MacArthur raises flag on Corregidor.' General Douglas MacArthur walks along with other officers in Corregidor in the Philippines. M/S as he makes speech ordering the American flag to be raised. M/S as flag is raised. L/S of the scene.

    Title - 'Help our boys! Give to the Red Cross.' M/S two men and a woman stood together. M/S sign 'Munster' a small puppy is tied to the sign, it walks about, there are bombed buildings around it. Various shots tanks rolling through. M/S soldier and man walking down steps, the man is interviewed. M/S tank. Various aerial shots of bombed Worms in Germany. Various shots as prisoners are marched along.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:07:00 / 01:31:58:00
    UN 1027 B

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