• Short Summary

    Maltese troops on exercise while children have lessons in a bombed, roofless classroom.

  • Description

    Titles read: "MALTA TO-DAY [sic]".

    Malta.

    Various shots among the bombed buildings of Malta as the people go about their normal day.

    At St Andrew's School, we see children sitting in a classroom without a roof, due to bomb damage. They wear sun hats and listen to their teacher. M/S of the children running with their teachers to a shelter in the side of a cliff during an air raid warning. After the all clear we see them performing a traditional dance or game in the playground.

    Several shots of Maltese troops on an exercise, climbing out of dugouts, running across fields and throwing hand grenades. These men are the defenders of Malta.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1332.17
    Media URN:
    43989
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:31:00 / 01:33:35:00
    Canister:
    42/59

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