Western Front Montage AKA Plains Of Alsace 1914-1918

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Western front Montage.

Opens with shot looking down from hill to plain below and in distance; a couple French soldiers running through brush downhill. CU rocks and broken wood; rubble; bombs sending up smoke higher up on hill 4 grimy looking French soldiers. Looking down at ruins of bombed...

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Cataloguer:
Cheri
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
71964
Sort Number:
ON 056 E
Time in/Out:
01:54:09:00 / 01:56:03:00
Canister:
ON 056 E
Film ID:
1870.50
Issue Date:
1914 - 1918

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