• Short Summary

    Army newspaper printed and delivered to the troops.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "NEWS IN THE DESERT".

    Middle East.

    In a tent, at the back of a truck, in the desert the soldiers who produce the "8th Army News" newspaper prepare their battlefield stories. A driver on motorcycle takes the stories off to be printed. At another truck the story is passed on and the print is set up and fixed to foot operated press. Various shots of the press printing the one page newspaper. Several shots of the pile of newspapers being rushed by truck to troops at advanced posts who sit and read it.

    Note: This date was in the old record - it must be the time when the story was made. (27.12.42.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1071.22
    Media URN:
    37829
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:12:00 / 01:43:01:00
    Canister:
    43/5

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