• Short Summary

    Film showing US airforce bombers raid on Renault factory in Paris.

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    RENAULT WORKS PARIS, FRANCE: STV int, Wright shooting raid with camera. AV showing River Seine and Eiffel tower and bomb bursts on target. AV three bombs dropping past camera dn mass bomb bursts around Renault Works. SFV Wright in plane giving O.K.sign, AV mass of bombs bursting around Renault works.

    England: B.P.N. Cameraman Jim Wright Flies With U.S. Flying Fortresses on Their Biggest Daylight Raid on the Renault Works, Paris. England GTV two Fortresses taxiing along towards camera. SV four U.S. airmen signalling from control tower. LV Fortress taking off pan to BV showing U.S. Star. SBV U.S. airmen on control tower watching GV of Fortress taking off. SV pan Fortress takes off pan to BV showing U.S. Stars. LV eight airmen watching on control tower. GAV six Fortresses flying over 'drome. GAV five Fortresses in formation over clouds pan down to LTAV six Fortresses over clouds. CUAV Fortress in air showing U.S. Stars part of another Fortress behind. LAV two Fortresses flying over clouds pan to another Fortress over clouds.

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    GOOD SCENES: LFV pan past to BV Fortress taking off showing U.S. marks. LFV another Fortress pan past to BV taking off showing U.S. marks. SV four U.S. airmen on tower, one signalling with lamp. Semi side view three officers watching, one looking thru glasses. LV towards and SV past showing U.S. marks Fortress along runway. LV towards and SV past another Fortress along runway showing U.S. marks. LV towards and SV past another Fortress along runway showing U.S. marks. LV towards and SV past another Fortress along runway showing U.S. marks. LTV two Fortresses taxiing slowly towards for take off. STV Fortress taxiing past showing U.S. Star. GTV Fortress taxiing past showing U.S. Star.

    Air Raids and War Damage; Airforce - Active; France; United States of America; Self-Reference
    Background: Film showing US airforce bombers raid on Renault factory in Paris.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA59GMWTJEFKT6329QS66MWDB0V
    Media URN:
    VLVA59GMWTJEFKT6329QS66MWDB0V
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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