This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Captured German Krupps gun in Trafalgar Square is used as a platform for recruiting.

  • Description

    A Captured Krupp Gun - used as platform for recruiting in Trafalgar Square - 1915.

    London.

    Captured German Krupps gun in Trafalgar Square; used as a platform for recruiting. DS of crowd; blocking view of the gun itself; but sign visible telling of its capture at Loos; Sep. 25; 1915; officer turns this sign around. A man in long coat and top hat climbs up on the gun / platform; speaks to crowd; because of splice his hat seems to disappear. Then he gets the crowd to cheer; waving their own hats in the air.

    World War One; home front; demonstrations. Speech; oratory; rallies. Also ON 413G.

    G 351 A.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1868.40
    Media URN:
    71882
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1915
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:42:00 / 01:39:06:00
    Canister:
    ON 027 M

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This same captured German gun also features in clip 1938.36.

    x
    Report comment
    Report comment

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment