• Short Summary

    Newsbriefs include female lifesavers in Australia and Yugoslav partisans in Malta.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Newsbriefs.

    Members of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force receive Colours in Sao Paulo. Various shots as the men and women are reviewed by the War Minister and his staff as they march past prior to leaving on overseas service.

    Various shots of women lifesavers on Bondi Beach in Australia. They push out their boat and row out to sea. Various shots of them exercising on the beach, they feed out a lifeline. M/S of two women carrying the victim back. M/S of them standing in a line.

    Various shots of male and female Yugoslav partisans who have been in Malta recuperating from wounds gained in battle in their own country. They now march along in uniform and start to receive instruction on bren guns for the time when they can return to Yugoslavia.

    L/S of an American army jeep and its new larger counterpart the scout car which can hold 10 men. They drive along the beach, the normal jeep gets stuck in sand dune but the bigger one drives up it with no problems.

    Various shots of a wrecked and captured miniature German tank known as the Doodlebug. The narrator explains these remote controlled tanks were not the success Germany had thought they would be.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1356.11
    Media URN:
    44625
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:08:00 / 01:26:46:00
    Canister:
    44/33

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