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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of much activity on the beaches of Normandy in 1944.

  • Description

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

    French point of view - American troops after D-Day.

    Various shots of tracer bullets being fired at aeroplane flying overhead. M/S of four children huddled together. M/s of man in flat cap smoking cigarette. M/Ss of civilians, one is holding camera. L/Ss of numerous landing craft and army vehicles on Normandy beach. Several shots of the remains of a glider (possibly belonging to the Royal Air Force). M/S of civilian children watching soldiers march past. L/Ss of soldier talking to residence in the doorway of house.

    Nice M/S of man carrying cycle over his shoulder and woman carrying sack walking down country lane. More shots of civilian country folk. Good shots of soldiers (look like American) carrying supplies ashore on Normandy beach. L/Ss of numerous ships off coast and barrage balloons in the sky. L/Ss of landing craft. L/S of aeroplane with smoke billowing from it spiralling out of control and into the sea. More shots of tracer bullets firing at aircraft. L/S of large ship with large landing craft moored alongside it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1951.08
    Media URN:
    61574
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:26:00 / 01:34:13:00
    Canister:
    UN 835 C

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