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  • Short Summary

    Footage of convoy of vehicles making its way through the desert.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    The Great Push Back - 1943.

    M/S Pan down the "Marble Arch" to show British convoy passing through. Several shots of DC 38s and other transport planes flying in and unloading drums of fuel or water in the 'Marble Arch' area. Several shots of aircraft flying over including Spitfires. Impressive aerial views flying over the advancing column of British vehicles as they chase the Nazis back across the desert. The column stretches into the distance.

    Cataloguer's note: Please ignore soundtrack on this item. Item should have been transferred mute.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1815.08
    Media URN:
    60676
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:12:00 / 01:24:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 326 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The "Marble Arch are" referred to is the structure seen from 1:18 onwards, this being the Marble Arch ("L'Arco die Fileni") located near Ra's Lanuf in Northern Libya.

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