STK-ID 37289

LS of Monte Cassino, of its capture, of British rescuing casualty. MCS of British casualty. Shots of peaceful landing by Americans, of British and US troops marching through countryside, through towns. Dissolve to German officers. Shot of German motorized unit rolling through town. Sequence on German air raid. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of squadron of Stukas. Shots of US gunnery officer, of attacking planes. PAN over fleet as bombs explode in water. AIR TO AIR SHOT of Stuka going into dive. Shot of US ships firing. Shots of Stuka diving. Shots of Stukas, defencers on ground, explosions on land, in village, of burning army vehicle, of soldiers in field, mopping up town, of US batteries firing. MS of wounded GI on ground, of medic helping. Shot of hospital ship. Shots of parade through Rome. Sequence on gun flashes during night barrage. MS of General Harold Lloyd Alexander and other officer looking through binoculars. Shot of British soldiers advancing through trees.


Excerpt from
The Liberation of Rome
Rome, Cassino
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