• Short Summary

    FIFTH ARMY BLUFF NAZIS, AID LANDING Realistic offensive before Cassino deceives Germans while landings proceed near Rome.

  • Description

    ITALY:

    Big GV Italian snowcapped mountains and villages of Cariglaine and Santi Cosmo and Casleforre in f-g. SV pan tank along road. LV pan U.S. infantry waiting to attack near woods. SV U.S. soldiers at telephone giving orders for mortar gun to fire. GV barrage mortar guns firing. GV explosions near hillside. STV explosion. GV villages...mountains in b-g. LV officer and signaller in observation post giving orders to fire (nat. sd.). SV signaller pan up to officer giving order to fire (nat. sd.) LV 5.5 gun firing (nat. sd.). Sv 5.5 gun firing (nat. sd.) GV shells bursting in villages on hillside (nat. sd.) LV 5.5 gun firing (nat. sd.) CU muzzle of gun firing (nat. sd.) GV shells bursting on villages no hillside. GV pan wrecked village. SV local civilians in wrecked street. LV pan up showing wrecked buildings and houses. SV American soldiers talking to civilians in wrecked STREET.LV German prisoners being rounded up and walking thru wrecked buildings. SCU pan German prisoners showing young types. LV pan group of German prisoners.

    SOUND EFFECTS: Natural Sound of LV officer and signaller in observation post giving orders to fire ("FIRE" by order two rounds gun fire). Natural Sound of all 5.5 guns firing and of shells bursting in village.

    GOOD SCENES: SV group of soldiers firing 5.5 gun (nat. sd.) SSV group of soldiers firing 5.5 gun (nat. sd.) SBV group of soldiers firing 5.5 gun (nat. sd.) LBV tommies round gun - gun fires (nat. sd.) SCV tommy at gun. SCU soldiers round gun - gun fires (nat. sd.) SCU tommy pulling string and gun fires (nat. sd.). SBV tommies on gun - gun fires (nat. sd.). SV dead Germans on field. SV pan German dad on ground - soldiers looking on. SV tommy over dead German. SV angle shot dead German by tree. SV soldiers pulling on dead German in trench. SV Italian soldiers towards carrying dead soldier (German?) LV German prisoners towards carrying dead soldier. SSV to BV German prisoners towards carrying dead soldier.

    SOUND EFFECTS: Natural sound of all 5.5 guns firing.

    Military - Active; Italy
    Background: FIFTH ARMY BLUFF NAZIS, AID LANDING Realistic offensive before Cassino deceives Germans while landings proceed near Rome.

    Army attacks and advance in Italy. Aerial views. Good shots of firing guns.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2VI5C61FBK9I5VILDWZLDQ943
    Media URN:
    VLVA2VI5C61FBK9I5VILDWZLDQ943
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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