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  • Description

    Where British and French Armies Join.

    Location of events unknown.

    DS masses of people; gathered in a small valley (side of hill) round a platform with stripes round sides - (like French flag?); people on it. CU group of British officers; 1 civilian (talking on field telephone?) CU man with a spool with wire on it; wearing this on his back. He is pulling some of it down. More shots of people standing or walking around.

    Pan looking over crowd - some British & French flags raised above crowd; moving along. CU bunch of people - some military; some civilian; with cameras held up; etc. - journalists? Pan over crowd again; people waving hats etc.; in cheer. Troops inspected by officers and civilian officials.

    Officer takes salute as troops march past - most are in uniform, but some are in civvies (volunteer troops?).

    World War One.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:22:00 / 01:28:53:00
    ON 174 G
    Sort Number:
    ON 174 G
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    WW1 french troops ON 174
  • Stills

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

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