• Short Summary

    Cassino monastery, used by Germans as observation post, is bombed by the allies.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and location unclear or unknown.

    Cassino monastery, used by Germans as observation post, is bombed by the allies.

    Italy.

    Long shots of bombs and shells exploding on Monte Cassino. A voiceover is explaining the history of the monastery of Monte Cassino. Some closer shots show the monastery. We see the destruction of the building.

    American troops read leaflet. More shots of bombardment.

    Cataloguer's Note: Odd juxtaposition between voiceover about civilising influence of the Benedictine ideal and the pictures of the bombardment. - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1937.06
    Media URN:
    73833
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:47:00 / 01:20:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 805 A

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