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  • Short Summary

    Winston Churchill visits troops in Middle East.

  • Description

    North Africa.

    Various shots of Britain's Prime Minister Winston Churchill arriving at desert post by car and is greeted by Field Marshal Bernard 'Monty' Montgomery. They pose for cameras and then walk off across sand. The group silhouetted against a darkening sunset.

    Various travel shots of Mr Churchill moving through rows of tanks and troops lined up to greet him in desert. He stops the car and chats with some of the men.

    Mr Churchill walking with his umbrella up to keep the sun off.

    Various shots of Mr Churchill walking amongst the men and talking with them. He carries his umbrella and wears a siren suit, sun glasses and a cigar.

    Mr Churchill takes his hat off and stands in front of New Zealand war graves.

    Various shots of Mr Churchill travelling in car and meeting more troops. He inspects the troops, still carrying umbrella.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:05:00 / 01:34:15:00
    UN 315 B

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