• Short Summary

    Mixed material from the end of war - Pacific battle, Quisling trial, dead of Mussolini etc.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear - various.

    Various shots of ship being unloaded at unknown docks - boxes moved to a building on dock by crane.

    Various shots of the proceedings in courtroom during the Quisling trial. Some good close up shots of Vidkun Quisling during the trial. Quisling trial was in Oslo in 1945.

    American title reads 'The War Continues in the Pacific'. Various shots of American troops advancing through jungle - tanks, artillery and infantry in action. Various shots of the refugees, wounded moved into plane, dead bodies etc. Various shots of the sea battle - battleships and planes in action, sea and air explosions, planes being shot down etc. A short sequence on unknown demonstrations with police playing with hoses to disperse the crowd. Cut back to the Philippine sea and air battle. Planes bombing the jungle, huge explosions.

    Title reads 'The Gruesome End of Benito Mussolini'. Various shots of mass crowd on square in Milan, Italy - item ends abruptly only a few seconds after it has started.

    Title reads 'US Navy Fire Bomb - Weapon Against Japan'. Good shot of a bomber plane. Several shots of the burning jungle, water around - unclear whether it is an island or shore.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:06:51:00
    UN 1219 B

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