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  • Short Summary

    ANZAC troops in desert and Arabs (?) saddling camels.

  • Description

    ANZACs in desert.

    ANZACs in Egypt or Arabia, 4 soldiers stand in desert together; w/ Union Jack - either held by one or stuck in sand. They wear helmets; but one in big hat - looks Australian. Pan right to 2 soldiers facing right - 1 Australian hat; 1 helmet (saluting). A 3rd walks up to them; an unidentified flag some distance away.

    Appearing from sand and mist (this look probably comes from some problem w/ film or camera) at right are rows of Australian troops marching across desert. CU more troops marching. Ditto; w/ 2 soldiers standing in distance;then past a military band. Arabs help w/ saddling camels; Aussies hang out; on top of pile of bags; etc. Horse-drawn Red Cross wagons on a road Back to dream ghosts in desert. Repeat of camel part.

    Transport; troop movement; drills; ANZACs; World War One.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1926.31
    Media URN:
    73463
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:55:00 / 01:36:59:00
    Canister:
    ON 154 P

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