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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the Eighth army arriving in Sfax in Tunisia.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Entry into Sfax.

    L/Ss and M/Ss of numerous army vehicles including tanks of the Eighth Army entering the port town of Sfax. Shots of artillery pieces firing. M/Ss of people cheering and waving as the tanks role by. Shots of people walking down street waving American and British flags. Good shots of cheering and waving crowds that greet the army on their arrival. Tracking shots of crowds waving and girls throwing flowers to the soldiers.

    L/Ss of convoy of tanks. Several shots of pipers band playing as they march down busy street. Good shots of civilians celebrating in the streets. C/Us of the Stars and Stripes and the Union Jack being raised. Shots of young women kissing soldiers. C/U old couple looking at flags. Various shots of troops moving through streets, young women cheering, arm in arm, waving American Flags.

    Cataloguer's note: Due to faulty tape the item is currently being retransferred.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1817.08
    Media URN:
    60694
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:00:00 / 01:27:13:00
    Canister:
    UN 328 C

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