• Short Summary

    A film meant to discourage the audience from feeling sympathy for the German people dramatizes German soldiers harassing a new mother

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Leopard's Spots

    UNKNOWN:
    INT/EXT

    MAIN TITLE

    (14ft)


    LV. War damaged street - bodies lying in the road, gunsmoke in b.g. Woman holding her baby runs out of shop into street, two German soldiers come round corner

    (30 ft)


    SV. She pleads with them in desperation but they kick her & throw her baby to the ground.

    (59ft)


    TITLE: ONCE A GERMAN, ALWAYS A GERMAN.

    (64ft)


    CU. The two German soldiers are transformed into German salesmen.

    (75 ft)


    TITLE: AND WHEN ALL THIS IS OVER, THE MEN WHO WILL PENETRATE OUR PEACEFUL ENGLISH VILLAGES WITH GERMAN GOODS TO SELL...

    (85ft)


    SV. The two German salesmen walking down an English village street - one goes into a house with his suitcase of samples.

    (110ft)


    ">TITLE: ...WILL BE THE SAME BEASTS THEN AS THEY ARE NOW. THE LEOPARD CANNOT CHANGE HIS SPOTS.

    (120ft)


    SV. In grocery store. German salesman is showing a saucepan to the grocer. Woman shop assistant comes over - looks at the saucepan, then looks at saucepan base.

    (131ft)


    CU. "Made in Germany" stamped on base.

    (136ft)


    TITLE: HOW SHALL WE TREAT THEM?


    SV. Shop assistant hands saucepan back to salesman, then calls a policeman. The salesman hurriedly takes his goods & leaves.

    (159ft)

    moustaches, WWI, Germany military, postwar preview, Great War, First World War, war, World War I
    Background: A film meant to discourage the audience from feeling sympathy for the German people dramatizes German soldiers harassing a new mother

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2AUUE65RY7IDVC91OYAAS2WBE
    Media URN:
    VLVA2AUUE65RY7IDVC91OYAAS2WBE
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1918
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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