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    America mobilises. Location of events unknown.

    American mobilisation; montage of various scenes. Opens w/ shot of sailors marching through gate in brick wall; carrying USA & Navy flags; several civilians watch. Next; a great scene of sailors' departure on train - - very young looking men smiling;shaking hands w/ people below; kiss women; kiss children who are held up to them; etc. Guy in FG finally notices camera; realises its filming him; and waves.

    View from farther back looking over heads of people on platform as train leaves. Soldiers marching through a big arch; carrying lots of gear. Troops march past camera carrying bedrolls etc. Warships. Large ship passes in FG; masses of smoke coming from it. Longer tracking shot of same ship. Soldiers marching in long lines. Military; training; mobilise.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    75135
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2338.59
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:46:00 / 01:47:02:00
    Canister:
    ON 213 K
    Sort Number:
    ON 213 K
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    Categories
    War & Revolution
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    HFW1 FWWT ON 213 American Mobilisation
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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