• Short Summary

    Italian men work for the Allies.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ITALIANS WORK FOR ALLIES".

    Italy.

    Various shots of the Army personnel handing out work permits to Italian workers. Workers climb up on trucks.

    Various shots of the Italians at work laying railway lines. Close up shot of a German device which lays explosive on railway lines automatically.

    Several shots of the Italian workers being paid out by allied soldiers. Close up shots of the Italians counting their money. A close look shows the notes are printed with the four freedoms. They are Lire notes.

    Various shots of soldiers moving through thick mud, trucks and motorcycles sinking into the slush with their wheels.

    Several shots of General Bernard Montgomery chatting with war correspondents outside his famous caravan - he is not wearing the uniform. Rain starts to fall and Monty puts up his umbrella.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1099.04
    Media URN:
    38308
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:25:00 / 01:09:46:00
    Canister:
    43/98

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