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  • Short Summary

    Ethiopian troops get ready for battle and we meet some German Quads.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Answering The Call - Still the war drums roll in Abyssinia".

    Abyssinia / Ethiopia.

    VS a large crowd of Ethiopians gather round to listen as man reads proclamation. VS men playing drums. CU of man drumming, behind is a soldier with a gun. VS as soldiers dance and fire guns in the air as their comrades drum. VS Ethiopian troops lined up for inspection. Soldiers get medical check from nun. VS of soldiers training - learning to march and do drill. Combat training and trying on gasmasks. VS of parade of cavalry. VS of troops on train. Material ends 01:58:04

    Possibly Germany.

    Various shots of new set of Quads. The babies are carried for by two nurses. Mother is presented with two of her babies.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be from 1936, possibly 36/6.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1903.39
    Media URN:
    61251
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:48:00 / 01:58:28:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 6

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