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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of American soldiers at port and boarding ship.

  • Description

    American troops embarking on ship in England (exact location unknown).

    American soldiers walking toward camera; coats; backpacks; beret-type hats. Can tell they're at some place of travel. Another shot of lots of soldiers walking on dock. Pan on men standing in line (sign for 'Thomas Cook' travel company in background). Soldiers going up steps to board ship; and group of US and British soldiers standing in FG below; smoking cigarettes and talking.

    Soldiers getting off truck; unloading gear; as others walk past. Dissolve to GV part of troop ship with men all leaning on railing. Another view ship; from dock; w/ ropes stretching between; water being let out of hole. GV ship; from side; it starts moving to left; soldiers wave. On their way to the front.

    Departures; USA; military; transport World War One.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1920.42
    Media URN:
    73661
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1917 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:55:00 / 01:42:50:00
    Canister:
    ON 139 G

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