• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of 1942 and America's entry into the war.

  • Description

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

    Reel 4.

    01:48:11 VS wartime street scenes in London. Pan along queue outside shop. MS of empty display in fish shop and almost empty butchers. Food shortages and rationing.

    01:49:04 VS Canadian raid on Dieppe, France.

    01:49:17 More rationing. VS of American warships in the Pacific. American aircraft carrier fire anti-aircraft guns. VS tinned food in shop window.

    01:49:42 Nazis arrive at Berchtesgaden - including Josef Goebbels, Joachim Von Ribbentrop, Heinrich Himmler and Eva Braun. MS of Adolf Hitler dancing about.

    01:50:21 Woman close curtains - black out. VS of fighting in North Africa. Soundtrack of radio broadcast that German forces in the desert are in full retreat. Good shots of British advance at the battle of El Alamein.

    01:51:25 VS of battle of Stalingrad. Russian troops fight to defend city. VS of Convoy on Atlantic carrying troops - Operation Torch. VS of American troops coming ashore in North Africa from Landing Craft. Allied tanks on the move.

    01:52:43 Winston Churchill make speech 'The End of the beginning'. Laid over pictures of German Prisoners of War (POWs).

    01:53:47 VS of British infantry soldiers at docks. VS of Church bell being rung in celebration. VS of women buying clothes at market stall.

    01:54:25 End of Programme titles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2247.08
    Media URN:
    75700
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1942
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    hd tape id:
    HD33
    hd time out:
    01:26:27:08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:11:00 / 01:55:12:00
    Canister:
    TTR
    hd film id:
    HD33.04
    hd time in:
    01:19:27:00

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