• Short Summary

    Footage of Field Marshal Jan Smuts and his wife Isie Krige visiting soldiers in Libya during the Second World War.

  • Description

    LIBYA: Western Desert:
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    AIR TO AIR shot of planes

    INT PLANE
    Field Marshal Jan Smuts (Prime Minister of South Africa) looking out of plane window

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    AIR TO AIR shot of clouds
    AIR TO AIR shot of escort Tomahawks

    INT PLANE
    Side view of Smuts inside plane

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    TRACKING SHOT from plane as it comes in to land
    Field Marshal Smuts along with officers
    Troops standing to attention
    Smuts inspecting soldiers
    Fighter planes flying overhead
    Smuts shaking hands with officers
    Smuts and officers looking at map
    Isie Krige (Mrs Smuts - wife of Field Marshal Smuts) shaking hands with men
    Back view of Smuts in car through lines of cheering men
    Smuts and officers walking across desert rubble
    Officer explaining something to Smuts
    Crowd of soldiers waving helmets in air and cheering
    TRACKING SHOT past line of soldiers waving helmets
    Sergeant
    Back view of Smuts standing in car along road

    INT PLANE
    Side View of Smuts sitting in plane

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    Various AIR TO AIR shots of planes flying in distance
    Planes flying low over soldiers in formation
    Smuts and officers walking past soldiers
    Soldiers standing to attention
    Planes flying PAN DOWN to Smuts inspecting troops
    Smuts inspecting small line of soldiers
    Officer saluting Smuts with wing of plane in background
    Smuts saluting and along to plane
    Background: Footage of Field Marshal Jan Smuts and his wife Isie Krige visiting soldiers in Libya during the Second World War.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAQIRBMHCYMJ8BSEHEX4GTTLX4
    Media URN:
    VLVAQIRBMHCYMJ8BSEHEX4GTTLX4
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    LIBYA / DEFENCE: World War II: Field Marshall Smuts in Western Desert

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