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Title:BRITISH TROOPS IN THE FALKLAND ISLANDS (ITN RUSHES) PART 3 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:13K 1004-3
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: Interior cockpit shots (looking through windscreen) on board helicopter in flight over Falkland Islands. Goose Green: bodies of Argentine dead, also shots of Argentine wounded. Further dead on ground, some being carried away on stretchers. Shivering prisoners sitting on ground, some helping to carry stretchers. Burning gorse across Darwin Hill. Close up shots of paratroopers in Red Berets. Wide shot of Goose Green settlement at dusk; Pucara aircraft on Goose Green airfield. Wide shot of Darwin with paratroopers. Close up of captured enemy arms. Gazelle helicopters. Huge billows of smoke from HMS Antelope burning in Falkland Sound after unexploded bomb detonated; she finally sinks. Falkland Sound on morning of British invasion (25 May): Argentine helicopters scream overhead on bombing runs against British frigates acting as goalkeepers. Machine gun fire; Argentine Dagger aircraft make bombing runs against RFA Sir Galahad and RFA vessel - huge plumes as bombs land in sea. HMS Ardent returns fire. Bombs land near troopships to the sound of heavy machine gun fire. Sea King helicopters land supplies at Ajax Bay settlement. (Some shaky camera set-up shots.) Close-up of HMS Ardent. Helicopter flies over bow of Antelope which is projecting from the sea (evocatively shot at sunset).
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