• Short Summary

    Further pictures of invasion landings leading up to Eighth Army advance towards Catania. Prisoners roll?

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Allies Sweep Thro' Sicily

    ITALY: Sicily:
    GV pan ships lying off shore and British troops past in foreground.
    LV barges nearing beach.
    LV troops wading ashore from barge.
    GV pan troops wading ashore from barges pan to transports and men wading ashore.
    LV troops wading ashore.
    CU soldier stepping out of water onto beach.
    SV troops walking onto beach.
    LV barges off beach and tractors and material coming ashore.
    LV pan Bren carrier thru water onto beach.
    SV towards Bren carrier up beach with soldiers.
    LV priest gun tractor pulling small lorry and bofor gun ashore.
    SV troops on Bofor gun in water.
    SBV priest-gun-tractor up beach.
    CU lorry wheels in sand pan up to priest-gun-tractor towing.
    GTV and SV top troops advancing on road.
    LV troops on road past Italian gun and wrecked Italian transport.
    SV Italian gun on side of road.
    CU shells.
    SV Italian soldier gesticulating to British soldiers.
    CU Italian soldier gesticulating to British soldiers.

    LV troops walking into town of AVOLA kids in foreground.
    SV angle shot white sheets and other garments hanging from windows.
    LBV British soldier looking into pillbox in street.
    CU machinegun in pillbox.

    LV and CU pan American paratroops riding on donkey carts thru street.
    GV Montgomery talking to group of troops.
    CU Montgomery.
    GV enemy air raid in progress as barges bring up more supplies.
    LV bombs bursting near ship, pan to another bomb burst in water.
    LV bombs bursting near ship.
    GV bomb bursting and line of bombs bursting.
    LV bomb hit and explosion on ship.
    GV columns of smoke rising from water.
    LV pan transports disembarking troops on beach, smoke in background.
    SBV troops moving forward.

    GV troops move across field.
    LV troops and Bren carriers move across field.
    SV Bren carrier thru wood.
    LV pan Bren carrier thru wood and narrow stony lane.
    LV abandoned Italian tanks.
    CU sign on tank "RENAULT."
    Background: Further pictures of invasion landings leading up to Eighth Army advance towards Catania. Prisoners roll in by the thousands.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    ITALY / DEFENCE: Allies sweep through Sicily

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