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Title:RECEPTION IN TUNIS; ENTRY INTO HAMMAN-LIF [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 434/3
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes in Tunis and Hamman-Lif after their capture.
Description: Red Cross ambulances carrying Italian wounded. French people with an accordion being played. Monsieur Motte, the Civil Controller of Tunis talking to Lieutenant-Colonel Strangeways of the "S" Force. Close-up of Rehouma Bel Hiba, the Governor of the Arabs in Tunisia and an Allied sympathiser.
Arabs running away from street fighting. Men of the 2nd Lothian and Border Horse advancing to capture the town and passing fleeing Arabs. British soldiers entering the town. Prince Hamed, Commander of the Palace Guard, brother of the Bey of the town. The Bey at a window. Tanks passing through the town. Troops advancing through the town. A destroyed German 75mm gun with the sea breaking over it.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Gemmell, J (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Muhammad VII al-Munsif (person)
British Army, First Army (regiment/service)
British Army, 2nd Lothians and Border Horse (regiment/service)
Italian Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: Tunis, Tunisia (geography)
Hamman-Lif, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)