• Short Summary

    Fall of the city of Catania, Italy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "FALL OF CATANIA".

    Catania, Sicily, Italy.

    Long shot of the town of Catania. Various shots of the troops advancing through Catania. Various shots of the engineers with mine detectors clearing stretch of street as a precaution. After that, bren gun carrier moves through. Various shots of the Allied troops moving through streets and rubble. Some Sicilian civilians start to loot buildings that the Germans have evacuated. The British army has to restore order although nothing gets out of hand. Various shots of the allied troops moving through to the cheers of the civilians.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1087.20
    Media URN:
    38033
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:42:00 / 01:42:44:00
    Canister:
    43/64

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