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  • Short Summary

    British troops at Narvik just before their evacuation in May 1940.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Narvik, Norway.

    British troops firing from the boat while bombs fall around them. Several shots of the troops and civilians run for shelter as air raid siren is sounded. Some British troops among them. A little boat with young man and woman reaching the safety of British ship. They are helped aboard. Several shots of the ships at sea. Cameraman (Bennett according to paperwork) cleans his camera and starts shooting.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    620.19
    Media URN:
    59464
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:31:00 / 01:59:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 217 F

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    This film is from Harstad and not Narvik.

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  2. rerjohnson@gmail.com says

    It would be useful if a more specific date than 1940 could be attached to newsreel films - whether the date of the action, or the release date of the newsreel.

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