• Short Summary

    Soldiers having some fun during the break between battles.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "LIGHTER MOMENTS IN THE DESERT".

    Tunisia?

    Various shots of a soldier mending radio sets of some fellow soldiers during his spare time at a desert dugout. A soldier collects his radio and pays for it by exchanging food with the radio repairer. Various shots of the soldiers making a stove up and cooking some pies in their rough oven at a mobile detached unit. Gag shot of a soldier with a hen, he puts it on nest and waits until an egg appears. He gives it to another man who continues cooking with it. Men eating pies.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1081.30
    Media URN:
    38011
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:34:00 / 01:51:11:00
    Canister:
    43/34

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