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  • Short Summary

    Various shots and scenes in Afghanistan.

  • Description

    Afghanistan.

    Opens with very brief MS of western man (from film crew?), men; child; donkey at fruit market stand. Camel train on street. Boys playing game with ball and stick similar to baseball or cricket. Ancient structure (mausoleum?) with animal pictures. Shot of city from high tower; pan over low buildings. Afghan soldiers stand outside modern fort. Pan on mountains; valley. Man approaches; carrying bird. Military training: soldiers jogging in countryside. More scenic mountain and valley shots. Clouds / mist hanging around mountains. A cottage industry ?

    Various shots men and a boy turning wheels - some sort of primitive machines at small house built of stones. A few men loading; shooting rifles- -bird hunting? They walk through village with mountains in background. MS as family pose in doorway of stone house with grass roof.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2434.08
    Media URN:
    76849
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1919
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:57:00 / 01:59:53:00
    Canister:
    ON 360 A 1

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