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  • Short Summary

    Sheep arrive at port in France, 1918.

  • Description

    Title - 'A Port in France. Despite enemy submarines thousands of sheep reach their destination every month'.

    MS of sheep running down ramp from large ship; with a few men using long sticks to guide them, several sailors and workers standing by. CU same; sheep and men coming down ramp. MS looking over masses of sheep in a large pen; cranes etc. in background.

    CU panning over sheep's woolly backs; some standing together; others trying to wander around. Pan on past centre covered and fenced in long narrow area; where some of the sheep are separated. MS sheep gathered around pool with fountain; with some of them standing in the water and one drinking from the fountain.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1910.23
    Media URN:
    73039
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:50:00 / 01:24:16:00
    Canister:
    ON 111 I

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