• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of 1943, especially the Battle of the Atlantic.

  • 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 German U-boat submarine sinking Merchant ship in the Atlantic.

    01:00:50 Opening Titles - "Time to Remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by Michael Redgrave".

    01:01:13 VS of elephants being used to haul military equipment up a hill in Burma.

    01:01:34 Title: "Struggle For A Planet".

    01:01:44 VS of German troops in occupied Europe. VS of empty shops with signs sign they have run out of food (sign in French). VS German troops goose stepping.

    01:02:22 VS of German ships in harbour sitting idle.

    01:02:29 Shots of Vidkund Quisling and his puppet government in Denmark.

    01:02:43 VS of London showing foreign (American and Commonwealth) troops walking in crowds.

    01:02:59 VS of uniformed press men. LS of convoy of merchant ships at sea. VS of munitions being made in factory in America. VS ships being unloaded. VS of Piccadilly Circus. VS of women looking at food in shop windows.

    01:04:02 VS of troops training with armoured vehicles and trenches. They are firing mortars and tanks are speeding by. Infantry troops in training. VS of bombers and fighter planes taking off. Shots from plane during attack on Amiens jail (actually 1944).
    End of Reel 1.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:13:00 / 01:05:07:00

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