STK-ID 28277

AIR TO AIR SHOT of Stukas (0:03). Shots of city of Rouen in flames, burning buildings collapsing (0:13). View of mass evacuation of Paris, kids being loaded onto trains by mothers (1:20). Shots of Valentienne in ruins, road sign: Valentienne (0:11). Stukas attacking Château Porcien and German cavalry and tanks racing along muddy road. One tank crosses a creek at full speed, sending water flying high in the air (0:30). Shots of Benito Mussolini Speaking from balcony as civilians pack square, cheer wildly (0:15). Sequence on Germans parading in Paris, Arc de Triomphe in background, Swastika flag flying from Eiffel tower (0:59). Sequence on german attack on Maginot line, explosions, railway guns firing, flamethrower in action (0:31). Sequence on signing of surrender at Compiegnes: famous railway car, statue of Marshal Foch, Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring arriving. Interior shots of surrender conference. View of Hitler and staff leaving, Fench General; Hitler doing little dance (2:05). Shots of U-Boats along french coast, U-Boats setting out to sea, Luftwaffe aircrafts taking off (0:24). Various shots of radio towers being used by german propaganda (1:04). Shots of Winston Churchill inspecting home guard (0:11). Several views of british fleet at sea, convoy from Canada. AERIAL SHOTS of attack on convoy by german planes (1:03). Night fires in London, ARP (??) fighting fires, civilians fleeing apartment at night. Shots of London, a sea of flames (1:09). Shots of civilians asleep in Picadilly Circus Underground station, train arriving (0:28). Several shots of soldiers and civilians cleaning up debris in Plymouth, Coventry (1:25). Shots of british fleet in Mediteranean Sea (0:10). Shots of Malta and German Air Force raiding it, Maltese civilians leaving (1:08). Shots of Spitfires attacking Libya. Views of Halie Selassie in car. Several shots of italian equipment in desert, most of it wrecked (0:31).


Excerpt from
World at War
Malta, Libya, United Kingdom, France
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486