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PERSHING RETIRES

Pershing Retires (1917)

Various shots covering the military career of American hero - General Pershing.

FRENCH TROOPS

French Troops (1917)

Various footage around time of First World War.

 FRUIT AND VEG MARKET IN PARIS aka LES HALLES PARIS

Fruit And Veg Market In Paris AKA Les Halles Paris (1917)

Scenes from the flower and vegetable...

SEPTEMBER 1917 IN RUSSIA

September 1917 In Russia (1917)

Short film showing the events of October Revolution in Russia.

STORY OF THE REVOLUTION

Story Of The Revolution (1917)

Short film celebrating 50th anniversary of October Revolution in Russia.

MARCH PAST

March Past (1917)

Royal family watch American soldiers march past Buckingham Palace.

ON THE MEUSE - PONTOON BRIDGE

On The Meuse - Pontoon Bridge (1917)

On the Meuse River (near Verdun) in France. The French using a...

HORSES DRINKING AT TROUGH 1917 aka WATERING THE HORSES

Horses Drinking At Trough 1917 AKA Watering The Horses (1917)

Soldiers lead horses to trough to...

BATTLESHIP LAUNCHED IN USA aka AMERICA'S EVER INCREASING ARMY

Battleship Launched In USA AKA America's Ever Increasing Army (1917)

Large destroyer battleship...

BARRELS MADE BY SAILORS aka NAVAL COOPERS

Barrels Made By Sailors AKA Naval Coopers (1917)

Barrel manufacturing by Royal Navy sailors

VAST TRAINING CAMP aka ARMY CAMP AERIAL VIEW

Vast Training Camp AKA Army Camp Aerial View (1917)

Huge military training camp in New Zealand...

HOG FARM c 1910s aka PIG KEEPING

Hog Farm C 1910s AKA Pig Keeping (1917)

Hog farm in England.

ADMIRAL CALLAGHAN & FAMILY WALKING TO CHURCH aka NAVAL GROUP IN TRAINING -...

Admiral Callaghan & Family Walking To Church AKA Naval Group In Training -... (1917)

Admiral...

TROOPS IN RUINED VILLAGE

Troops In Ruined Village (1917)

Footage of troops in ruined village.

SPECIALS LEARN RED CROSS RESCUE WORK aka RED CROSS SPECIALS

Specials Learn Red Cross Rescue Work AKA Red Cross Specials (1917)

Special Constables trained in...

PLOUGHING UP THE PARKS

Ploughing Up The Parks (1917)

A motor plough is used to plough up Richmond Park in order to plant oats.

NEW ZEALAND RECRUITS

New Zealand Recruits (1917)

Footage of New Zealand recruits in training. Trenthan in New Zealand.

GERMAN SUB

German Sub "Deutschland" & Crew AKA New London Connecticut (1917)

New London, Connecticut - the...

NAVY DRILL IN SNOW STORM aka SQUAD DRILL

Navy Drill In Snow Storm AKA Squad Drill (1917)

Royal Navy group drill in a blizzard at Chatham

RECRUITS ON LONG MARCH aka NO PEACE WITHOUT VICTORY

Recruits On Long March AKA No Peace Without Victory (1917)

Masses of new British Army recruits...

AUSTRALIA DAY ANZAC'S MARCH

Australia Day Anzac's March (1917)

1,300 Anzac's sport the wattle bloom and march through London...

NIAGARA FALLS / CALIFORNIA ORANGE PICKING aka CONTRASTS: NIAGARA IN WINTER'S ICY...

Niagara Falls / California Orange Picking AKA Contrasts: Niagara In Winter's Icy... (1917)

Film...

GREEK BLOCKADE

Greek Blockade (1917)

Footage of bullocks pulling carts.

WHILE MOTHER WORKS

While Mother Works (1917)

On munitions, children are cared for at creches run by welfare department of...

WHERE THE BRITISH AND FRENCH LINES JOIN

Where The British And French Lines Join (1917)

Tommies take over a section of the French line on the...

A VERDUN HERO PAUL DUMONT

A Verdun Hero Paul Dumont (1917)

Footage of the first soldier to enter Fort Douamont. Near Verdun,...

ITALY'S FUTURE KING - PRINCE UMBERTO LAYS FOUNDATION STONE IN ROME

Italy's Future King - Prince Umberto Lays Foundation Stone In Rome (1917)

Prince Umberto lays...

WITH THE RUSSIANS IN ANATOLIA

With The Russians In Anatolia (1917)

Advancing from Trebizond the Cossacks capture Rizen

TURKISH WOUNDED

Turkish Wounded (1917)

Turkish wounded transported to Russian hospital ship in Black Sea

SOLDIERS IN TRAINING

Soldiers In Training (1917)

Convalescent Canadian soldiers doing Swedish exercise routines

SPECIAL CONSTABLES' STRETCHER DRILL

Special Constables' Stretcher Drill (1917)

Special Constables practice emergency First Aid techniques

CAVALRY IN BALKAN MUD aka ON THE BALKAN FRONT

Cavalry In Balkan Mud AKA On The Balkan Front (1917)

On the Balkan Front mud is one of the chief...

LORD MAYOR WRITING LETTER aka LORD MAYOR OF LONDON

Lord Mayor Writing Letter AKA Lord Mayor Of London (1917)

Lord Mayor of London writes special war...

GEORGE V & EMPIRE ESCORT TO PARLIAMENT

George V & Empire Escort To Parliament (1917)

King George attended to by first time by mounted...

WITH THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE BALKANS

With The British Army In The Balkans (1917)

An appeal from first line trenches for artillery help is...

IT REMINDS THEM OF HOME

It Reminds Them Of Home (1917)

Canadian soldiers enjoy wintery weather in England

SOLDIERS EXERCISING PART 1 aka  GETTING FIT AGAIN

Soldiers Exercising Part 1 AKA Getting Fit Again (1917)

Convalescent Canadians undergo Swedish...

SWANS FED BY HUMANS aka OUR ARCTIC WINTER

Swans Fed By Humans AKA Our Arctic Winter (1917)

Swans, tamed by hunger, come to be fed in...

WOODEN GUNS

Wooden Guns (1917)

French troops capture wooden guns on the Somme.

THE GREAT FROST

The Great Frost (1917)

Women and children form bulk of crowd on the ice

THE KING CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS

The King Calls For Volunteers (1917)

Join your local battalion of the V.T.C. and help to defend your...

FUNERAL OF THE LATE DUKE OF NORFOLK

Funeral Of The Late Duke Of Norfolk (1917)

Solemn and affecting scenes mark last home coming of late...

THE SOLDIER - FARMER

The Soldier - Farmer (1917)

Wool Washing in the Old Style.

SHIP WRECK OF USS MILWAUKEE

Ship Wreck Of Uss Milwaukee (1917)

Wreck of the USS Milwaukee while it was attempting to save the h.3...

GENERAL NIVELLE PRESENTS DECORATIONS ON THE FIELD

General Nivelle Presents Decorations On The Field (1917)

General Nivelle who succeeded Marshal...

AN ICY BERTH

An Icy Berth (1917)

Tugs unable to move SS Indiana caught fast in the ice on the Great Lakes, USA

THE SUBMARINE CHASERS

The Submarine Chasers (1917)

French Navy submarine chasers in the Mediterranean.

THE COAL FAMINE

The Coal Famine (1917)

Distribution of coal supplies to the poor at depots in Bermondsey

"Prisoner Island" (1917)

60,000 prisoners interned in Island of Narghen

SWITZERLAND IS READY

Switzerland Is Ready (1917)

Switzerland; known for neutrality prepares for self defence if necessary.