• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of 1943-1944, mainly bombing missions over Europe.

  • Description

    Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.

    Reel 1.

    01:00:13 Various shots of American airmen getting briefing before bombing mission.

    01:00:58 Opening Titles - "Time to Remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by William Bendix".

    01:01:21 VS of US bombers on raid over Europe. Good shot of Liberator being hit.

    01:01:59 Title: "Round The Clock 1943-1944".

    01:02:06 VS of Bombers being made ready at American bomber airfield in rural England. VS of the bomber 'Memphis Belle'. The Belle's crew prepare to fly her home to the US. Lots of US airmen turn out to wave her goodbye.

    01:03:44 Crews of US fighter aircraft made ready for bomber protection mission. P-38 Lightning take off. VS of lots of new planes being transported with equipment. VS of fuel an equipment dumps. VS of hanger and airfield being built.

    01:05:27 Shots of vehicles and guns being parked up ready for Second Front.

    01:05:43 VS of American Thunderbolt fighter planes taking off. VS Medium bombers being reloaded. Food is served to aircrews. CU Actor Clark Gable firing machine gun in aircraft. VS of bombers taking off. VS of store keeper. CU airmen gambling on a game of craps / dice. MS of US airmen drinking outside an English public house.

    01:07:57 VS of horse race. VS Football match. VS of cricket match.

    End of Reel 1.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2251.01
    Media URN:
    75709
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1943 - 1944
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    hd tape id:
    HD36
    hd time out:
    01:08:34:19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:13:00 / 01:08:49:00
    Canister:
    TTR
    hd film id:
    HD36.01
    hd time in:
    01:00:00:00

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