• Short Summary

    Field Marshal Albert Kesselring on trial for war crimes. Venice, Italy.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Corte Alleata. Il Processo Kesselring.'

    Field Marshal Albert Kesselring, former Supreme Commander of German forces in Italy, on trial for war crimes. Venice, Italy.

    Pan past exterior of court from Venice canal. L/S's judges taking their places in the courtroom, a Union Jack flag is draped behind them. C/U Kesselring, wearing civvies, bows stiffly as he enters the dock. C/U Colonel R. C. Halse, British army, giving evidence. C/U Kesselring, seated in dock, full face, makes a remark to his defending council Dr Hans Laternser. Various shots of the courtroom.

    Cataloguer's note: date of item: 10/3/1947.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2132.15
    Media URN:
    63488
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:37:00 / 01:37:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 1639 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Colonel R. C. Halse" is Richard C Halse.

    "defending council" should read defending counsel.

    The judge seen at 00:39 is Mr C L Stirling.

    Seen at 00:42, wearing glasses, is Major General Edmund Hakewill-Smith, who presided over the court.

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