• Short Summary

    First pictures Italian victory. Initial report of sweeping advance includes pictures from French, Indian and?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Allies Sweep Towards Rome

    ITALY:
    EXT
    GV Gustav line area.
    SV pan British half track vehicle pulling 17 pdr. along road,
    GV ditto.
    SCU half track vehicle and 17 pdr. past camera.
    BV ditto.
    FV elevating barrel of gun into position ready for barrage.
    Side view barrel of 17 pdr. being elevated.
    GV Gustav line area at dawn.
    CU 5.5. gun firing.
    LV Sherman tank along road at dawn thru mist.
    SV sherman tank turning off road into wooded area.
    GV infantry crossing minefield and railway tracks thru mist.
    GV tanks attacking thru mist and smoke screen.
    SBV ditto.
    Side View tank attacking out of bushes hills in B-g.
    LV camouflage Vickers machine gun post machine gun firing
    CU machine gun firing.
    LV tank thru smoke screen.
    GV barrage of X.4.2. mortar guns firing.
    CU soldier at range finder of mortar gun.
    GV explosion etc. around hillside.

    LV French troops on road... LIB. NO. 13825

    LV pan to BV French troops along road... LIB. NO. 13825

    CU General Juin... LIB. NO. 12641

    LV French tank on hillside firing into valley... LIB. NO. 13825

    CU French tank firing... LIB. NO. 13825

    GV explosions in valley... LIB. NO. 13825

    Side View French gunners firing howitzer... LIB. NO. 13825

    CU explosion... LIB. NO. 13825

    LV Italian troops of the Bersaglieri Regt. lined up. (troops with large feathers in steel helmets.)
    CU Bersaglieri sgt. with feather in helmet.
    LV Prince Umberto talking to Italian paratroops.
    SV ditto GAV 7 Marauders in formation.
    AV showing steel railroad bridge in Valdarno.
    AV 4 bombs dropping from Marauder.
    AV steel railway bridge being blasted by direct hits.
    CU 3 thousand pounders dropping from plane.
    Closer shot steel railway bridge being blasted.
    GV line of German prisoners being marched in British soldier leading them, soldier watching them.
    SV German prisoners past camera.
    Side View Indian Ghurka on guard with rifle and bayonet.
    SV pan types of German prisoners.
    SV two German prisoners one with steel helmet on the other with soft hat.
    CU smiling German prisoners without helmet smoking cigarette.
    SV pan Indian Ghurka with knife leading in prisoners.
    SV German prisoners in line marching past camera.
    CU sign "ROMA" "192 KM."
    GV British troops marching in single file along road Vehicle in B-g.
    Angle shot British troops past camera with full kit.
    GBV British troops along road.
    Background: First pictures Italian victory. Initial report of sweeping advance includes pictures from French, Indian and Italian sectors, in addition to scenes of triumph on Fifth and Eighth Army fronts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACK2OBU61G5HHBEHC4RR7ZZY7X
    Media URN:
    VLVACK2OBU61G5HHBEHC4RR7ZZY7X
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    DEFENCE / ITALY: World War 2: Allies sweep towards Rome

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