STK-ID 33673

LS of church, twin spires. Shots of GI's running in street of French town, of man sitting on curb, firing rifle. Group of civilians and one soldier hiding behind jeep, presumably from sniper fire while another civilian stands nonchalently in the open. Shot of two men firing their rifles at sniper in upper stories of building. Shot of German prisoners being marched past camera. MS, CU of crowd of French civilians behind iron fence waving at camera. Sequence on British tanks, troops advancing across field, moving through town in ruins. Two British soldiers racing for cover as bullets pepper wall above their heads. Shot of Sherman tank moving in to protect third soldier. Sequence on tank firing at already wrecked building, explosions.


Excerpt from
Battle For France
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486