• Short Summary

    American's show off their new tank - the General Patton.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    South Dakota, United States of America (USA). American voiceovered newsreel material.

    New America's Army tank named 'General Patton' is ready to be tested. Woman climbing into cockpit. Close up shot of woman driver putting on crash helmet and adjusting goggles. General view of 'General Patton' tank and Sherman tank demonstrating their turning ability. High angle long shot of 'General Patton' and Sherman tank turning. Long shot of the two tanks climbing hill. Close up shot of 'General Patton' tank climbing followed by Sherman. Pan with 'General Patton' riding very fast along bumpy terrain.

    Possibly connected with 48/93 - MD. Possibly in tin marked UNSO 43.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1522.52
    Media URN:
    59815
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:10:00 / 01:59:57:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 043 D

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