• Short Summary

    British troops take Sidi Barani and capture more Italian POWs.

  • Description

    Title reads: "News from the Middle East".

    Egypt, North Africa.

    Various shots of ruined desert town of Sidi Barrani. L/S of seaplane flying overhead. Various shots of group of British motorcycle despatch riders. The bikes they sit on are Italian, abandoned by retreating troops. Panning shots of crowd of Italian prisoners of war sitting on beach. M/S of captured Italian tank. More shots of dishevelled but happy looking Italian POWs in trucks and marching. M/S of British troops marching through Sidi Barrani, pan to show Italian memorial erected in 1940 when the town was taken over by Italy. More shots of Italian POWs. M/S of soldier standing on beach looking out at ship at sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1065.23
    Media URN:
    37712
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:18:00 / 01:43:19:00
    Canister:
    41/1

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