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    Exclusive British Paramount pictures of Greek troops capture Koritza from Italians in Albania

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    Albania:

    GV Pan showing mountainous countryside. Trav. shot towards: mounted troops and troops in lorry. SV troops in lorry away from camera. LV troops galloping on horses following lorry. CU soldier on horse pan to lorry in front with more horsemen behind it. GV Pan down showing shell marked hillside to lorry along road. LV Pan showing lorries along winding mountainous road. LV troops building bridge across stream. Pan across showing pile driver working across stream. SV Pile driver working pan across men fixing poles to other side. SV towards: Greek soldiers with Italian prisoners. CU smiling Greek soldier pan to Italian prisoner. LV look-out post - periscope gadget, soldiers among bushes. CU side officer looking through periscope gadget pan to GV Koritza district. LV soldier taking bearing and another soldier picks up phone, another in bushes. CU soldier at phone. SV another location soldiers at phone pan up to guns emplaced in bushes. CU soldier at sights on gun pan across to soldier ready with shell. LV loading gun and gun fires. SBV looking through periscope - fires seen faintly in distance. SV gun fires, hidden in bushes. SCUBV gun fires. GV Koritza district with fires in distance. SV Generals and officers directing campaign walking over hill. CU General (no dope) SV 5 officers looking at map. CU hand pointing to map. GV troops and ponies with equipment down hillside. BV showing troops through small village. SV Pan troops and ponies past. CU Pan troops and ponies past, one soldier on pony slightly smiles at camera. GV troops and ponies along muddy road. SV troops along muddy road with ponies. CU showing men's feet and pony passing in mud. LV towards: refugees on ponies, children on ponies. CU little girl on pony. GV showing refugees one way and troops towards on hillside road. SV troops passing to CU of soldier past. GV towards troops along hillside road, mist over hills. CU board 'Korea Coriza'. GBV showing Greeks passing stone barrier into town. Trav. shot. showing Greek carts into Italia n Barracks Trav. shot: ponies along road pan up to Italian sign. CU Italian sign 'Carabinier, Reali Blocco N.3 Alt Ndalt' GV showing troops walking through street at Koritza. LV showing woman with kiddies on pavement looking on, 2 soldiers there. SV woman and kiddies and soldiers looking on. LV troops in town. CU Italian sign 'Ditta Rollo Vendita all'ingrosro Vini E Generi Alimentari' slip pan. Slip pan to Italian sign 'Poste Korce Manastir' Slip pan to Italian sign 'Albergo Roma' SV troops slip pan. Slip pan over doorway 'III Popolo D'Italia Fondatore. Benito Mussolini' LV Greek troops pan up to Greek Evzone memorial SV Greek troops together shaking hands, etc. LV showing Greek troops outside Italian bank 'Banca Nazionale D'Albania. CU Greek soldier laughing. CU another Greek soldier laughing. LV showing troops filling petrol can with Italian oil. SV Greek troops filling petrol can with Italian oil. SV putting petrol into tractor. CU putting petrol into tractor. LV showing tractor moving off. SV troops and motorbike on tractor past. GV showing Greek column along mountain road. LBV showing tractor pulling gun. CU Pan of gun past. LV towards, bullocks pulling various types of carts along road. GV (Remains of Italian encampment?) pan to troops along road. CU feet through mud pan up to soldier and pony passing. SV troops looking at Italian ammunition cases on roadside. CU ammunition cases. GV showing troops passing camera and roadway through rocky country. Travel shot: showing troops over hillside. CU horses legs over muddy road. GV showing troops around ammunition left by Italians. SV showing troops looking at ammunition. CU showing cases of bombs. SV Pan from cases to bombs lying on ground. GV showing Greek troops walking to Italian tank on roadside. CU Pan of tank. GV Showing troops past captured Italian supply train (?) SV showing troops looking at ammunition left by Italians. CU bombs in case. CU showing ammunition in case. GV Greek troops towards along road. CU Greek troops towards along road. Back Shot: mount ain road pan to mist over mountains.

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    GOOD SCENES. GBV troops and horses along mountain road. LV 3 soldiers in lorry with car past by side, mountains behind. LV soldiers towards leading ponies along road with packs on them. SV away from camera, soldiers on lorry. SCU horses hoofs and soldiers feet through mud. GV mountains with mist over them. SV soldiers and ponies towards along road. LV soldiers with ponies along road. SBV Trav. shot past troops on road. SV officers talking. SSV 3 officers, one pointing at something in front of him. SSV prisoners (?) being brought in. LV 3 nude dead bodies (Italian or civilians)

    Military - Active; Greece; Self-Reference
    Background: Exclusive British Paramount pictures of Greek troops capture Koritza from Italians in Albania

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3VE2LT2ELD1512HZXW2WP6NZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3VE2LT2ELD1512HZXW2WP6NZ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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    ALBANIA : FIRST PICTURES (EXCLUSIVE) British Paramount Scoop! Our front-line cameramen show how brilliant Greek tactics routed Italians. Includes Greek advance and capture of Koritza.

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