STK-ID 8217

Shots of vehicles, men disembarking from landing crafts at a leisurely pace. Shot from behind men as ramp of landing craft opens and men disembark (D-Day 00/06/1944 or military exercise). Quick shots of stockpiled war material, vehicles, aircraft. Shots of Field Marshal Montgomery speaking to people during a visit, speaking at a huge rally in a large hall. Brief shots of troops round Monte Cassino in Italy. LAS AIR TO AIR of US bombers dropping bombs. Cut to gigantic explosion on Monte Cassino monastery. Brief shots of Prime Minister Winston Churchill with Field Marshal Montgomery during visit at the front. News story on King George's inspection of the British ranking naval officers visiting ships.


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