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Movietone’s Review of the War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: £1,000,000 Worth of Mechanical Warfare

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
587A
Date Released
5 Sep 1940
Date submitted
2 Sep 1940
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Movietone’s Review of the War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Their Majesties See Dockyard Activity
  2. 2Movietone’s Review of the War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: New Colours for Exile Troops
  3. 3Movietone’s Review of the War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Prisoners from Libya Are Happy Behind Wire
  4. 4Movietone’s Review of the War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: The Ship That Sunk Italian Cruiser
  5. 5Movietone’s Review of the War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Fitness is Readiness in the Navy
  6. 6Movietone’s Review of the War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: £1,000,000 Worth of Mechanical Warfare
  7. 7Movietone’s Review of the War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Rescued Seavacuees Home and Happy
  8. 8Movietone’s Review of the War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: The Men Who Bombed Berlin - And How
  9. 9Movietone’s Review of the War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Hell Fire Corner Activity

Story

Story No. within this Issue
6 / 9
Section Title
Movietone’s Review of the War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Tank Demonstration. DESCRIPTION: The Royal Tank Regiment carries out anti-invasion exercises. SHOTLIST: The -th Battalion Royal Tank Regiment give demonstration of tanks in the South. The Mark II weighing 24 tons is used. Also the Mark I weighing 11 tons. Close up shot of tank mounting from ditch. Various shots of tanks running over trees, bushes etc. Shots of how wounded men are carried out of tank. Mass shot of tanks.
Keywords
Vehicles; Health and medicine; Environment; Military
Footage sources
British Paramount
Universal
Card file number
39661
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
43
Story extras:

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