• Short Summary

    Eisenhower, Montgomery and Tedder inspect American armoured division as invasion of mainland Europe is prepared.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: INVASION PREPARED

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    GTV troops lined up and invasion chiefs arriving at H.Q. SV Dwight D. Eisenhower (Supreme Allied Commander) talking to American soldiers followed by General Montgomery. SCU Eisenhower talking to soldier.GV U.S. troops marching to U.S. army depot stores.

    INT
    GV showing cases of food stacked up. Shot on top of cases showing men stacking. Low Angle shot cases stacked up. GV showing men lowering cases on to rail trucks.

    EXT
    SV showing men lowering cases on to rail trucks. SV pan cases down rollers into truck. LV loading boxes into truck. SV loading boxes into truck.
    GV convoy U.S. army trucks lined up outside depot. SCU Travel shot past army trucks. GV American Army cars lined up outside depot. Travel shot past army cars. GV Jeep cars lined up.SV Jeepcars lined up. GV invasion chiefs standing in American half-track vehicles. SV Eisenhower, Arthur Tedder (Senior British Air Force Commander) and Montgomery standing in half-track vehicle. SCU Eisenhower, Tedder and Montgomery standing in half-track vehicle. GV American tanks lined up firing. Angle shot Montgomery watching. GV Eisenhower and Tedder watching tank being pulled into tank transport. SBV Eisenhower and Tedder watching tank being pulled into tank transport. GV tank on tank transport. SV press photographers. SV Montgomery, Eisenhower and Tedder standing beside tank. GV bursts round target. SV Eisenhower looking through glasses. SV firing new type of machine gun, on tank. SV Eisenhower and Montgomery standing at side of tank. CU firing new type of machine gun on tank. GV crowd of pressmen and others round Montgomery standing beside American armoured vehicles. SV Montgomery with American officer. GV mass of planes in formation and parachutists dropping. GV pan mass of parachutists dropping. SV pan Montgomery, Tedder and Eisenhower. Full CU Eisenhower. Full CU Tedder. Full CU Montgomery. LV Montgomery with U.S. officer by tank. SV Montgomery by tank with U.S. officer. SCU angle shot Eisenhower and Tedder. SV U.S. officer pointing to board.
    Background: Eisenhower, Montgomery and Tedder inspect American armoured division as invasion of mainland Europe is prepared.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6MOI226D9TEXGWMUEUDIIONTJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6MOI226D9TEXGWMUEUDIIONTJ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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