• Short Summary

    Report on General MacArthur's takeover of Supreme Command in the South Pacific.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Mac Arthur Takes Over!

    U.S.A.: Paratroops on Skiis Manoeuvre on the Snow Clad Mountains and Drop From Troop Carrying Plane. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA CU ski paratroop removing mask. SV three types in paratroop dress. LV paratroops in troop carrying plane. SV paratroops in plane. GV plane over snow covered mountains. SV of snow covered mountain. CU paratroops looking out of window of plane. SV INT. paratroops are given signal to jump. LV three paratroops jumping from plane. GV fire paratroops jumping from plane. SV four paratroops coming down. LV two paratroops dropping - mountain and fir trees in background. SV 2 paratroops landing on snow covered ground. SV three paratroops landing. CU paratroop landing, and parachute covers him. GV paratroops among mountains and fir trees. SV paratroops getting skis together. LV nine ski-iers through snow. SV three ski-iers through snow. GTV ski-iers. SV 10 ski-iers down hill. CU pan of ski-ier. Long side view pan of ski-iers. SV ski-iers past camera. LV ski-iers towards.

    U.S.A.: American Officers Undergo a Rigorous Training. Camp Bullis, Texas, U.S.A. SV five American officers. SV officers taking off tunics. LV officers putting on battle-dress and tin hats. LV officers marching through mud in battle dress. CU officers marching through mud in battle dress. Pan officers at bayonet practise. CU officer bayonetting dummy. LV explosions in grass. LV men jumping over barbed wire amid explosions. LV officers lying down and digging in. SV officers lying down and digging in. CU officers lying down and digging in. GV explosion and officers nearly dug into ground.

    U.S.A.: British Soldiers Sight Seeing in New York. NEW YORK CITY, U.S.A. LTV British troops led by Scotch pipers' band. SV British troops marching. CU feet pan up to faces. LV soldiers waking down 5th Avenue. SV 7 soldiers raising hats pan to Lion. Pan down skyscrapers to 7 soldiers. CU angle shot skyscraper and 4 soldiers waving. LTV pan from soldiers on roof of building to GV of New York and skyscrapers.

    U.S.A: British Soldiers Sight-seeing in New York - American Officers Undergo a Vigorous Training - Mechanized Cavalry - Paratroops on Skiis Manoeuvre on the Snow clad Mountains & Drop From Troop Carrying Planes. New York City, U.S.A. GTV pan New York... LIBRARY

    OUR DUPE.
    LTV British troops marching led by Scotch pipers' band. SV British troops marching. CU feet pan up to faces. LV soldiers walking down 5th Avenue. SV seven soldiers raising hats pan to Lion. Pan down skyscrapers to seven soldiers. CU angle shot of skyscraper and four soldiers waving. LTV pan from soldiers on roof of building to GV of New York and skyscrapers.

    Camp Bullis, Texas, U.S.A.: SV five American officers. SV officers taking off tunics. LV officers putting on battledress and tin hats. LV officers marching through mud in battle dress. CU officers marching through mud in battle dress. LV pan officers at bayonet practice. CU officer bayoneting dummy. LV explosions in grass. LV men jumping over barbed wire amid explosions. LV officers lying down and digging in. SV officers lying down and digging in. CU officers lying down and digging in. GV explosion and officers nearly dug into ground.

    Pacific Coast, U.S.A.: SV cavalry men leading horses into truck. LV mechanised units along road. SV mechanised units along road.

    U.S. BLUE

    LV travel shot mechanised units along road. LV soldiers unloading horses from trucks. STV soldiers mounting horses. GV cavalry riding over snow. LV cavalry towards over snow. LV cavalry through trees. SV cavalry through trees - dismount. LV cavalrymen running to attack.

    U.S. BLUE AND DUPE.

    Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.: CU ski paratroop removing mask. SV three types in paratroop dress. LV paratroops in plane - (troop carrier). SV paratroops in troop carrying plane. GV troop carrying plane over snow covered mountain. SV of snowcovered mountain. CU paratroops looking out of window of plane. SV INT. paratroops are given signal to jump. LV three paratroops jumping from plane. GV five paratroops jumping from plane. SV four paratroops coming down. LV two paratroops dropping - mountain and fir trees in background. SV two paratroops landing on snow covered ground. SV three paratroops landing. CU paratroop landing and parachute covers him. GV paratroops among mountains and fir trees. LV paratroops getting skiis together. LV nine ski-iers through snow. SV three ski-iers through snow. GTV ski-iers. SV 10 ski-iers down hill. CU pan of ski-ier. Long side view pan of ski-iers. SV ski-iers past camera. LV ski-iers towards.

    U.S. DUPE. (U.S. BLUE AND DUPE.)

    General MacArthur In France in 1931...

    GV and LV French cavalry... IN ROLL NO. 561.

    CU MacArthur speaks... " " " "

    SV MacArthur past camera with French general... " " " "

    SCU MacArthur being decorated... " " " "

    Military - Active; Military - R&R; United States of America; Personalities - Armed Forces; Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)
    Background: Report on General MacArthur's takeover of Supreme Command in the South Pacific.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA87T86ZWBBYKMAGT0RXDND5FQC
    Media URN:
    VLVA87T86ZWBBYKMAGT0RXDND5FQC
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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