army guard stands outside Patton's door. This was filmed in one of
the northern wards, where I found the scripts.
through the door window, we see a nurse attending Patton whilst his
wife looks on from a chair in the corner of the room (or is she asleep
because the film is so boring?).
night-time shot shows soldiers wandering outside the unusual corrugated
iron-rooved hut (which juts off to the west just over halfway up the
main corridor). Incidently, most of the night footage in the film
appears to have been shot in daylight using dark filters. This becomes
quite apparent when playing around with the light levels on an image
in a graphics program.
interior of the hut shown above. It has been made out as some kind
of tea shop - note the cakes on the counter at the back. It is unlikely
that this was the true purpose of the actual building.
this stage, the world's media have innundated the reception wanting
news of the famed General. Here we see a representative making his
way toward the main reception. This is the corridor if you turn immediately
right having walked through the reception. Through the windows on
the left in the picture is the inner courtyard.