STK-ID 241

On the eve of victory: shots of battlefield in Arnhem, General Crerar with Seaforth officer. Sequence on German prisoners some of whom are very young. LS of fires. Shots of street fighting in Arnhem, destruction, fires. General Montgomery and General Omar Bradley can be seen discussing strategy with the aid of a map. Sequence on wrecked buzz bombs and launching facilities. Shots of German prison camp, allied prisoners being liberated, of cemetery. Sequence showing General Dwight Eisenhower visiting a German prison camp. Shots of piles of human skeletons of Polish and Soviet prisoners. Shots of emaciated British prisoners of war. Shots of German civilians who were obliged by the Allies to see the atrocities. MLS of allied forces prison camp, a crowd of German prisoners. LS of London conference. CU of Winston Churchill. ESTABLISHING SHOT of San Francisco.


Excerpt from
Actualités olympiques no 233
Göttingen, London (England), Arnhem, San Francisco
National Film Board
Restriction Information
N, a, r, r, a, t, i, o, n, ;
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486