• Short Summary

    Again first with the war news, Paramount's pictures show Norwegian resistance stiffening as British rapidly come to their aid.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: First Pictures War In Norway

    NORWAY:
    Gen view Landscape.. snow & forest.
    Long view Norwegian soldiers stop car for search at barrier.
    CU pan 2 Norwegian soldiers.
    Long view, semi view & long view laying logs across road for barrier.

    NORWAY: Elverum:
    EXT
    Burned out buildings in town of Elverum
    Semi view burned out building...showing sign 'Elverum'.
    Gen. view & long view of wrecked town.
    Semi top view debris.
    Gen. view damaged street..
    CU doorway of Norwegian bank 'Elverum Sparebank'.
    Semi view & long view of wrecked cars on road.

    Top view, semi views (2) of volunteers from other Scandinavian countries lined up.
    Semi view & CU officer talking to troops.
    Long view women waving to soldiers about to leave.
    Semi view soldiers getting into coach.
    Semi view & CU of soldiers in luggage boot of coach.
    CU soldiers inside coach.. under way.
    Travel shot coaches along road.
    Shot troops on lorry crossing bridge.
    Long view trees in snow-bound forest.
    Back shot men marching to forest.

    Shot of 2 German planes in air...

    Long view Norwegian soldiers running for cover.
    Shot of 5 German planes in air.

    Semi view & semi view pan of Norwegian soldier running for cover.
    Gen. view soldiers advancing thru' snow-bound forest.
    Semi view Norwegian with rifle.
    Long view American Volunteer Hospital Unit.
    CU Chief of Unit, Baron Blixem.
    Semi view & CU girl members of Ambulance Unit.
    Semi view driver into lorry.
    Long view florries moving off.
    Gen. view lorries thru' countryside.
    Intr. scenes...Long view & CU nurses in hospital making bandages.
    Long view injured man with bandaged head in bed.
    CU man with bandage eye in bed.

    Gen views (2), semi view, gen. view & long view of buildings burning at night.
    Gen. view pan damaged town.
    Long view wrecked & burnt out building.
    Semi top view debris.
    CU Norwegian man & woman.
    Gen. view damaged town... people in f-g.

    Military - Active; Camera Effects; Self-Reference; World War 2 (Second World War; WWII)
    Background: Again first with the war news, Paramount's pictures show Norwegian resistance stiffening as British rapidly come to their aid.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7TGSSEH5TEEIEIRTD7GRL9J9O
    Media URN:
    VLVA7TGSSEH5TEEIEIRTD7GRL9J9O
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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