• Short Summary

    Trained elephants used by allied forces in Burma to clear undergrowth and move equipment.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Elephants aid Allies".

    Burma (aka Myanmar).

    Elephants are used by allied forces.

    Various shots of Burmese elephants hauling and pushing logs through jungle, up ramp and onto a truck. Various shots of two elephants hauling and pushing antiaircraft gun up steep hill. Various shots of mother elephant and new-born baby elephant standing in shallow water of river.

    Pathe cameraman is named in commentary as Oscar Bovill.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1348.21
    Media URN:
    44474
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:14:00 / 01:33:09:00
    Canister:
    44/1

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