• Short Summary

    Various reports about progression of the war in Russia.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title reads - 'Picture reports from Russia'.

    Several street scenes in Rostov-on-Don prior to the German occupation showing buildings, a traffic policeman and trams. Various shots as white draped Russian infantry ride into the attack on tanks against snowy landscape. Various shots Russian artillery firing near village. Various shots as the soldiers jump off and advance. M/S dead Germans in street. M/S line of German prisoners marching along. Various shots of dead Russian men, women and children laid out on ground, relatives weep over the frozen bodies. M/S bodies in pit.

    Various shots of people at exhibition in Moscow. Various shots of photographs and paintings of laughing, happy children before the German occupation, followed by paintings depicting dead and wounded children afterwards. C/U photograph of an emaciated boy.

    Various shots as Reindeer pull troops and equipment on sleighs, M/S as bridge blows up in background. Various shots as pilots take the oath. Various shots of pilots and planes in air. Aerial shots of attack on German aerodrome. Various shots as leaflets telling Germans they will not be harmed if they surrender are carried towards aeroplane. Various shots camouflaged plane in air. C/U pilot looking down. M/S's as the leaflets are dropped. L/S's Germans emerging from bunker with their hands up, Russians advance to collect the prisoners. C/U as the leaflets are handed over. C/U smiling nazis.

    M/S's Russian soldiers in protective white suits and parachutes getting into aeroplane with their mascot dog. M/S as planes take off and fly away. Various shots as parachutists jump out. M/S of them making their way along ground on skis. Various shots as they are given food and drink by inhabitants of liberated village. The soldiers are cheered as they pass.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:06:00 / 01:47:54:00
    UN 1444 B

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