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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of the new Italian - Yugoslav frontier being set up at Gorizia.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Gorizia - Italian - Yugoslav border.

    M/S of US troops marching through Gorizia. C/U of Major General CH Lee of the US forces saluting. L/S of US troops lined up. Elevated view of the crowd assembled at the formal military handing over ceremony. Girls pin flags to the tunics of American soldiers. CU Major General Lee addressing the crowd (mute).

    Shots of windows and balconies of houses flying Italian flags. Shot of Italian flag flying over the Town Hall. White leaflets bearing the word 'Italie' litter the ground. C/Us of two 'Carabinieri' in full dress uniform. M/S of leaflets burning as onlookers watch.

    Shot of a guard post. M/S of a street, part of which is Yugoslav and part Italian. A US soldier marks the frontier line with white wash. A peasant woman rails at removal men who are taking her furniture away and frantically tears up letters from bureau drawer. Shot of a cow and cowshed on the demarcation line.

    C/U of the Yugoslav flag flying. General shots of Gorizia. A man on the Yugoslav side of the pavement hands crates over some barbed wire to a man on the Italian side. US troops fix up a frontier notice on a post. M/S of a US sentry on guard. US troops explaining to Italians and Yugoslavs how the frontier line is to be respected.

    L/S a child on a swing which oscillates between the two countries. L/S of Italian bullock cart passing a frontier post. C/U of the notice board marking the line. M/S of the changing of the guard at the frontier post. Elevated shots of the white demarcation line traversing roads and fields. C/U of a US soldier speaking into field telephone. M/S of the line going over a railway track. Panning shot of the countryside.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:28:00 / 02:01:38:00
    UN 1819 A

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