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Title:THE PRIME MINISTER'S VISIT TO TUNIS; INSPECTION OF MARK VI ENEMY TANK [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 467/5/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The Prime Minister addressing troops in the amphitheatre in Carthage and examining a Mark VI tank, captured during the fighting at Tunis.
Description: 1 June. Churchill with Anthony Eden, General Anderson and other senior officers enter the arena. Panning shot of the Prime Minister and a table covered with the Union flag. Cheering crowds of soldiers in the tiers of the amphitheatre. Churchill speaking, panning shot to audience. Panning shot from Churchill and the group in the arena to the audience giving three cheers. Crowds surging around Churchill's car at the end of his speech.
2 June. Churchill's car and the procession entering the Tunis boundary. Panning shot of the car and a signpost for Tunis. An interior shot of the car. Churchill inspecting a German Mark VI or Tiger tank.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Day, Robert W C "Bob" (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer (person)
Eden, (Robert) Anthony (person)
Anderson, Kenneth Arthur Noel (person)
Alexander, Harold (1st Earl Alexander of Tunis) (person)
British Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: Carthage, Tunisia (geography)
Tunis, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)
British Army 1939-1945 (theme)