STK-ID 37288

Side MLS of Anson patrol bomber flying over convoy. AIR TO AIR SHOT of echelon of Curtis Kittyhawks with British markings. Sequence showing American troops approaching coast, landing, Germans firing guns, explosions in water, ship batteries firing, several CUs of amphibious vehicles, guns recoiling. Sequence showing Stukas peeling off in front of camera, Stukas diving. LS of antiaircraft batteries on ship firing, bombs falling from Heinkel bomber, bombs exploding near ships. Vertical GROUND TO AIR SHOT of squadron of B-19's. AERIAL SHOT of ground, bomb bursts. Brief shots of US batteries in action. MS of German casualty. Shots of British troops marching past "Salerno" sign, of US and British troops fraternizing. Sequence showing heavy US batteries in action including CUs of guns, soldiers. LSs of explosions on hillside. Similar sequence on British batteries. Shots of Germans pulling back with field gun, of British troops rushing disabled German tank. Rear shot from behind gun of tank destroyer firing. MLS of tank being hit, exploding. Shots of Field Marshall Bernard Law Montgomery meeting with General Mark Clark, of General Dwight D Eisenhower with General Clark and army officers.


Excerpt from
The Liberation of Rome
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486