• Short Summary

    Enthusiastic send-off to men enlisted in Chicago for the British Army

  • Description

    USA: Illinois: Chicago:
    EXT

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS


    MAIN TITLE

    (8ft)


    TGV. Parade. "Stars & Stripes" in foreground.

    (17ft)


    SV. Scots band (bagpipe players) past camera. Flagbearers carry British & American flags.

    (28ft)


    SV. Newly enlisted recruits in procession carrying banners reading "Off for Berlin", "Turn Back Von Hindenburg", "British Blood Has Called Us" etc.

    (43ft)


    SV. Two soldiers use a skeleton dressed in German uniform & a mask to make an effigy of Kaiser Wilhelm.

    (54ft)


    United States of America, Military - Active

    Video Roll Title: Will to win: 70ft Issue sheet title: THE WILL TO WIN. ENTHUSIASTIC 'SEND-OFF' TO MEN ENLISTED IN CHICAGO FOR THE BRITISH ARMY.

    parade, demonstration, rally, WWI, World War I, First World War
    Background: Enthusiastic send-off to men enlisted in Chicago for the British Army

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5RZFPXHOEWXL6CF0R7L0DGUXP
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RZFPXHOEWXL6CF0R7L0DGUXP
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1918
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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