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  • Short Summary

    Aerial shots of French town where lots of fighting / bombing has occurred.

  • Description

    World War One: damage of war.

    Mont St. Eloy, France (?).

    Biplane aeroplane on ground; pilot hands down large movie camera to man on ground. Following aerial shot the pilot took of the town of Mont St. Eloy; showing massive damage and destruction due to bombing. Some buildings are flattened, some have just walls standing. One of the buildings looks like a church.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1662.04
    Media URN:
    70933
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:20:00 / 01:03:54:00
    Canister:
    ON 002 B aka G 346

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