• Short Summary

    Film from the North African campaign showing Allied progress, including rendez-vous between the Eighth Army and US Forces and meeting between General Eisenhower and Field Marshall Montgomery.

  • Description

    GOOD SCENES: GV three trucks with German and Italian prisoners in field. CU truck showing Iron Cross and smiling Italian driver past camera full of German and Italian prisoners. CU truck past camera full of prisoners. LV pan six trucks full of prisoners in field driving away. SCU showing Iron Cross on truck and pan prisoners looking at camera. LV towards German and Italian prisoners marching towards three and four deep. GBV mass lines of prisoners marching away into distance. Semi side view soldiers sitting on Churchill tank watching GBV prisoners marching away. LTBV prisoners marching away. LV towards mass prisoners in lines three and four deep marching.

    General Montgomery Meets General Eisenhower. SV pan past camera showing RAF markings Piper Cub (Flying Jeep) plane lands in field. SV Eisenhower gets out of Flying Jeep and is greeted by officer. SV Montgomery and Eisenhower posing and talking in field.

    Arabs Return To Liberated Town. GV pan Arabs with camels carrying possessions. SV Churchill tank in foreground and Arabs and camels past in background. SV towards Arabs with children and camels. SV Arabs with camels and children on mothers' backs. CU smiling Arab type past carrying dog, more Arabs in background. LV towards Arabs with camels. FULL CUFV Arab type in large panama hat

    Military - Active; Americans; Personalities - Armed Forces; Dwight D 'Ike' Eisenhower (1890-1969), Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976)
    Background: Film from the North African campaign showing Allied progress, including rendez-vous between the Eighth Army and US Forces and meeting between General Eisenhower and Field Marshall Montgomery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABZXBRZLI3R1DIL137HMFXAMW3
    Media URN:
    VLVABZXBRZLI3R1DIL137HMFXAMW3
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    TUNISIA: The Last Phase: Latest film despatch from North Africa shows relentless Allied pressure on remaining enemy 'toe-hole'. Highlights of story are: meeting of Eighth Army and US Forces; visit of General Eisenhower to General Montgomery TUNISIA: The Last Phase: Latest film despatch from North Africa shows relentless Allied pressure on remaining enemy 'toe-hole'. Highlights of story are: meeting of Eighth Army and US Forces; visit of General Eisenhower to General Montgomery TUNISIA: The Last Phase: Latest film despatch from North Africa shows relentless Allied pressure on remaining enemy 'toe-hole'. Highlights of story are: meeting of Eighth Army and US Forces; visit of General Eisenhower to General Montgomery

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