• Short Summary

    Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood takes a break in Cairo during Desert War - duplicate story.

  • Description

    Duplicate story is found on tape *PM1041*.

    Full title reads: "When Our Cameraman is 'Resting'".

    Shots of Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood using his camera with troops in the North African Desert. The chats to troops. Good shot of Ashwood as he rests his tin helmet on his camera.

    VS. In Cairo film of what happens to items of waste in the desert. Tin cans being knocked into useful shapes, wooden crates being worked on in carpenter's shop, large piles of old helmets and hats, broken bottles being used for insulators on telegraph wires, etc.

    Good shots of soldiers drinking beer at a table in the desert.

    VS. At a Cairo hospital with wounded being cared for and they pose in the gardens with the nurses.

    LS of pyramid with River Nile in foreground.

    VS. of the Victory V sign around Cairo on taxis and cafe chairs, young Egyptian boy makes the v-sign to passing soldiers etc. CU of woman with three dots and a dash (morse code for 'V') and V signs on her nails.

    CU. Terry Ashwood.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1324.14
    Media URN:
    43783
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:35:00 / 01:22:10:00
    Canister:
    42/32

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