STK-ID 33884

Sequence on Adolf Hitler orating in German (sound), huge railway guns being wheeled into position, being loaded, being fired. Montage of guns firing in blasts of flames and smoke. LASs of barrels elevating. Front shots of large binoculars looking at camera. MLSs of explosions in water off coast. Sequence on ruins in English town, of pedestrians, bobby. Shots of "beginning" of battle of Britain, Stukas taking off, flying past. AIR TO AIR SHOT of Stukas. Shots of air raid wardens giving alarm, gunners manning antiaircraft guns, citizen, soldiers dropping what they are doing, donning helmets, rubber suits, manning motorcycles, fire engines, ambulances. Shots of civilians entering air raid shelters.


Excerpt from
Churchill's Island
Germany (Deutschland), England
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486