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  • Short Summary

    Shots of Albanian refugees leaving town with their belongings.

  • Description

    Albanian refugees leaving town before invasion by Austria-Hungary; c. 1915.

    Shots of refugee families walking up street toward camera; bringing their household possessions; livestock; etc. Man with 2 ponies; both heavily loaded with huge bags of stuff; bedrolls; etc.- and a small boy c. age 3 riding on 2nd one.

    Family with several children making their way up the street; which is strewn with scattered small rocks. The mother carries some large object on her back while at the same time clutching a long scarf which hides her hair and face, she is holding child's hand. Boy herding 8 long-haired sheep.

    Man carrying tiny child and a small jug. A few skinny cows. Some people have large loads strapped on their backs. A woman carries jugs in one hand and umbrella in the other. Other people moving about in background, perhaps preparing for departure.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1915 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:47:00 / 01:05:31:00
    ON 436 L

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