• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of 1943 and 1944 - the Italian campaign.

  • Description

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

    Reel 1.

    01:28:05 Various shots of people tending to cows and crops - possibly in the Alps.

    01:28:37 Opening Titles - "Time to Remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by a citizen of Rome".

    01:29:00 VS of the surrendered Italian Navy in Malta harbour. VS of Benito Mussolini being rescued from captivity by Germans. VS of fascist symbols being smashed and taken down from buildings in Italy. Shots of people celebrating in the streets of Rome.

    01:29:51 Title: "The Pathe To Rome 1943-1944".

    01:30:00 VS of old Roman road with ancient statues by roadside. VS Allied troops move through bomb damaged streets of Naples. VS of damaged ships in harbour. VS of crowds in street - people queue for water. MS a horsedrawn hearse passes by.

    01:31:40 American General Mark Clark leaves Naples in his personal plane. VS of British artillery firing. VS Italians working on vines. VS of British infantry in house to house fighting in town.

    01:33:11 VS of German Prisoners of War (POWs) Shots of Allied bombers flying. Aerial views of war time Rome. American bombers fly on and drop bombs.

    01:34:08 VS of burning ships in Bari harbour after German bombing raid.

    01:34:24 VS of damaged Italian town. VS of poor Italians getting food and assistance.

    End of Reel 1.

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    Film ID:
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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1943 - 1944
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    HD at Filmfinity
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:05:00 / 01:35:01:00
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