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    Historic pictures of Anglo-US meeting in North Africa, where year's campaigns were planned.

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    Casablanca, N. Africa: Churchill and His Staff.

    GV picturesque African landscape scene. GTV villa used by Churchill and his staff. LV Churchill and staff in background and U.S. Army cameramen in foreground. SFV pan sitting left to right - Air Chief Marshall Sir Charles Portal, Admiral of the Fleet Sir Dudley Pound, Churchill, Field-Marshall Sir John Dill, General Sir Alan Brooke and standing behind left to right Flag-Commander Thompson, Air Marshal Tedder?, General Alexander, Vice-Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten and others. Semi side view pan same scene.

    Roosevelt and His Staff.

    LTV villa used by Roosevelt and his staff, troops parading in courtyard. SFV General Marshal, Roosevelt Admiral E. J. King, sitting in front and Harry Hopkins, Unknown person, Lt.Gen.Arnold, and Averill Harriman standing behind. Semi side view same scene.

    Casablanca, N. Africa: British & American Chiefs of Staff at Conference.

    LV hotel used by Chiefs of Staff. Long side view Chiefs of Staff round table, Americans on left side as follows left to right - King, Marshall, Arnold and others and British on right side as follows - Dill, Portal, Brooke (speaking) Pound, Mountbatten and Ismay. Semi side view left to right - Ismay, Mountbatten, Pound, Brooke (speaking) Portal and Dill. LV Marshall seated on left side with U.S. representatives, talking and left to right on right side, Ismay, Mountbatten, Pound, and Brooke, listening. CU side view Marshall talking, King next to him. LV Marshall and Brooke conversing at table. SV Mountbatten and Somervell conversing at table. LV King and Pound conversing at table. SV Arnold and Portal conversing.

    Casablanca, N. Africa: Giraud and De Gaulle Fraternity

    LV Roosevelt's villa. Semi side view General Giraud and General de Gaulle shake hands and sit down next to Roosevelt. LV Giraud, Roosevelt de Gaulle and Churchill sitting. SCUBV Giraud shakes hands with Roosevelt and de Gaulle turns and shakes hands with Churchill, then Churchill shakes hands with Giraud.

    Chiefs of Staff Visit WRENS on Communications Ship Who Keep China & Russia Informed.

    LV Air Marshall Tedder on dockside and Chiefs of Staff arriving. Long side view Alexander holding cap, past Mountbatten and Tedder and up steps of Communications ship, Tedder and Mountbatten follow. LFV towards Alexander walking along deck with Tedder and Mountbatten and two Army officers. SBV Alexander into cabin and side view Tedder and Mountbatten follow. Semi side view int. three WRNES on typewriters. CU fingers on typewriter. SV WREN officer checking over message. SBV WREN officer giving message to be typed.

    Port Lyautey, N. Africa: Roosevelt Reviews U.S. Parade at Port Lyautey.

    GV towards Roosevelt in Jeep riding past U.S. troops lined up on road. STV travel shot Roosevelt in Jeep riding past U.S. troops lined up on road. Long side view travelshot past U.S. troops and Stars and Stripes. CU Roosevelt in Jeep with hat off past Stars and Stripes and U.S. troops. LV towards travel shot Roosevelt in Jeep past U.S. troops lined up. SCUTV travel shot passing U.S. troops lined up three deep. LV Roosevelt in Jeep on field pan to American troops, Jeeps and tanks, etc. lined up on field.

    Casablanca, Portal, N. Africa: Roosevelt at Alfresco Luncheon.

    LV. U.S. officers etc. seated at luncheon tables in field. STV Roosevelt eating at table with General Clark and BV Mr. Hopkins. SCU Roosevelt eating at table with Clark and BV Hopkins. General side view U.S. troops marching past Roosevelt seated in Jeep. LV U.S. troops marching past. Semi side view Roosevelt in Jeep salutes. GBV mass U.S. troops marching away. Semi side view mass of U.S. troops past. GV towards lorries and guns etc. past with U.S. soldiers. SCU Roosevelt, seated in Jeep, salutes and speaks to U.S. soldier standing by.

    Churchill and Roosevelt Interview Pressmen.

    GV American sentry at President's villa. LV Roosevelt and Churchill with Staffs after full talks had taken place. Semi side view Roosevelt and Churchill with Staffs after full talks had taken place. SCU Roosevelt and Churchill looking at papers. LBV Roosevelt and Churchill with Press representatives. CUBV Roosevelt making statement to Press, with Churchill. LBV Churchill making statement to Press, with Roosevelt. SCU Churchill making statement, with Roosevelt. CU Roosevelt and Churchill smiling.


    GV over sunlit sea of coastline. LV Mountbatten and Brooke out of car and greeted by Naval officer. SV Mountbatten and Brooke taking off their coats. SV various officers and Mountbatten walks past them. LV hotel and officers outside. SCU Brooke and Dill talking. SV Dudley Pound out of car. SV Pound and Dill. SV Chiefs of Staff at Conference with Brooke talking. SV pan down table Chiefs of Staff talking. LV Churchill walking in ground of villa and shakes hands with some Naval personnel then into Hotel. LV and SV Giraud, Roosevelt, de Gaulle and Churchill sitting on garden seat. SCU Roosevelt seated in Jeep with U.S. officers. LV towards Roosevelt driving in Jeep with U.S. officers, other Jeeps following. LV towards Roosevelt in Jeep reviewing American soldiers lined up. LV thru troops lined up of Roosevelt in Jeep reviewing U.S. soldiers. Long Side View Roosevelt in Jeep reviewing U.S. troops. LFV U.S. troops marching past with Stars and Stripes. Semi Side View U.S. troops marching past in battle dress. SFV pose shot, Pound, Churchill, Dill, Brooke, sitting in front, Alexander, Mountbatten standing behind. Long side view Churchill and Roosevelt seated and Pound and Brooke and others standing behind. Long side view Churchill and Roosevelt seated and Pound and Brooke and others standing behind SFV Churchill and Roosevelt seated exchanging documents. SFV Roosevelt and Churchill seated and Pound, Portal, Brooke and others behind, with Mountbatten. SCU U.S. army cameraman explaining camera to Dill and Brooke. SFV pan Churchill, Roosevelt, Pound, Brooke, Portal Mountbatten. SBV Roosevelt and Churchill interviewing correspondents. Semi Side view Roosevelt and Churchill interviewing correspondents. SCU Roosevelt and Churchill interviewing, Roosevelt speaking. SCUFV Roosevelt and Churchill interviewing and Churchill speaking. SFV pose shot Roosevelt and Churchill seated in garden smiling, and talking.
    Background: Historic pictures of Anglo-US meeting in North Africa, where year's campaigns were planned.

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