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Title:BRITISH TROOPS IN THE FALKLAND ISLANDS (ITN RUSHES) PART 1 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:13K 1004-1
Other titles:PRODUCTION MATERIAL FOR THE FALKLANDS WAR: THE UNTOLD STORY [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Unedited ITN footage showing British forces in the Falkland Islands.
Description: British soldiers at Goose Green; Argentine dead. Aircraft vapour trails. Gazelle helicopters flying over Falklands. Briefing with battle plan for Port Stanley visible. (This is in the mountains, possibly on Mount Harriet, before the assault on the airfield.) General views of camouflaged artillery, including close shots of loading and firing. Large scale gathering of Argentine prisoners of war with Royal Marines, including wounded; they are searched. Damaged Gazelle helicopter. Major General Jeremy Moore in peaked hat. Gathering up of enemy ammunition. Feeding of prisoners. Racecourse at Port Stanley: Argentine prisoners (blurred, over-exposed footage) - brief interview with one. Port Stanley after surrender: Royal Marines in truck; Argentine troops, still armed, walk past camera (shots of young Argentine conscripts, for whom the war is over - faces of defeat). Royal Marines tracked vehicles pass along the main road in Stanley; a line of POWs march away from the camera. Ruins of Police Station in Stanley, detritus of war everywhere. Sign for Argentine post office - "Argentina Radio Postal Islas Malvinas" - by British Post Office sign. Horse on green in Port Stanley.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: ITN (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: None
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: Beta-SP
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1