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Title:INVASION CONVOY EMBARKATION MATERIAL [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ACB 7
Description: The crew of an LST poses formally; panning shot (repeated from 3 angles) of invasion craft, with barrage balloons in the background; at the quay, an American half-track is driven aboard an LST; DUKWs are lined up on the quayside - one moves forward, another is seen in the water; hospital trucks and lorries are shown on board an LST; the ramp of an LST slowly goes up (shot from inside). On a country road, a despatch rider waves a convoy along - jeeps and lorries are driven past; angled shot of a winch, for weighing anchor, and of tin oil drums beside it - anchor chain is wound up; various shots of the winch, chain and anchor; also of the invasion fleet en route for the beach near Caen.
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 579 ft; Running time: 6 mins
Notes: Technical: fine grain is part of a can comprising ACB 6 and 7 (total length 735 ft). Print is also part of a can ACB 6 and 7 (total length 720 ft). ACB 7 (print) is 548 ft. (Less sea scenes, and anchor footage). The order of items is the reverse of that on the dope sheet.