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WWII - 1943, USA Government Documentary: Autobiography Of A Jeep

Reel Number: 221753-09

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1943

Country: USA


TC Begins: 13:35:38

TC Ends: 13:45:08

Duration: 00:09:30

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk Main titles. 13:35:53 Wide divided highway from air, POV along desert road, mountains, thru tunnel. Aerial of cloverleaf superhighways etc. w/ man walking across model / miniature. 13:36:47 WW2 montage: clouds, explosion, marching troops, traffic jam, car on jack / blocks & covered. Army trucks, aerial over steel mills & Ford River Rouge plant. 13:37:29 Automobile montage: Engineers at drafting boards; CUs of car grills w/ headlights opening; elaborate auto show displays intercut w/ draftsman / draftsmen; streamlined cars. 13:38:04 Army Jeep drives up, CU skeptical faces, soldiers gather around. Driven on road w/ motorcycle escort. Obstacle course thru water, bouncing over concrete road bumps; driving up steep hillside, over jumps as Army officers watch. 13:39:05 Convoy thru woods on muddy rutted roads on maneuvers; thru brush & ditches pulling trailers; crossing river in canvas & hanging from cable. Boarding C-47 airplane w/ troops. Backing into glider; towing glider for take off. Glider landing & jeep off. 13:40:43 Jeep bouncing up rough hillside, pulling trailer & artillery; other maneuvers w/ tanks crossing river, across desert. Laying smoke screen, carrying injured, crossing river w/ DUKWs 13:42:17 Jeeps are shown coming off an assembly line, rows parked, on train & band playing, war bond parade w/ movie stars. 13:42:56 Crating jeeps & loading on ship. Convoy; unloading onto landing craft, driven off ashore in South Pacific. Past Egyptian sphinxes & pyramids. Jeeps are examined by General Stilwell, General Chenault & members of the Flying Tigers. Across river on bamboo poles carried by natives. 13:44:04 MacArthur in jeep in New Guinea. 13:44:13 Brief shots w/ Wendell Willkie; King George VI & Queen Elizabeth; President Roosevelt. 13:44:30 CU sign: Bizerte... Jeeps & troops thru streets. Churchill seen from behind standing in jeep. 13:44:41 Jeep parked w/ troops at religious service in field. Convoy of jeeps in field. The End. WW2; Gags; Stunts; Military Vehicles; Oddities; First Person Narration (Jeep); Anthropomorphic; WWII; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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