• Short Summary

    Italian POWs arrive at South African dock under guard of Scottish regiment.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Italian Prisoners in South Africa".

    South Africa.

    Various shots of troop ship crowded with Italian prisoners of war coming in to dock. M/S of group of soldiers of South African Scottish Regiment giving thumbs up to camera. M/S of Scottish guards on quay. Various shots of young, bedraggled looking Italian POWs coming down gangplank and getting on board cattle trains, some are walking wounded. The Scottish guards shepherd the prisoners along. M/S of the Scottish guards leaning out of train carriage window giving more thumbs up. Narrator finishes commentary with line - "Leave it to the Jocks to bring home the garlic".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1115.28
    Media URN:
    38853
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:13:00 / 01:34:02:00
    Canister:
    41/42

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