STK-ID 1191

Allied armies push on Rome (00/05/1944): AERIAL SHOT of military convoy.Two shots of British infantry moving ahead on half-track. HAS of vehicles moving through a village. Two GIs are shown generating smoke screen. AIR TO AIR shot of US bombers, bombs dropping. AERIAL SHOT of explosions. Night shots of tremendous artillery barrage. AERIAL SHOT over utter destruction Monte Cassino monastary, and surroundings. Shots of British firing mortars, heavy artillery. Cuts to explosions. Shots of US Army men observing damage from observation post. Shot of General Charles De Gaulle with other French officers in the field. Sequence on tank firing, explosions, tanks moving into a ruined village. Shots of destruction. Final shot of German prisoners of war surrendering, being escorted by British soldiers, resting.


Excerpt from
Air Raids Over Germany and Other Stories
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486