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  • Short Summary

    Cafe in Salonika called 'The Victory of the Allies' is patronised by a mix of Allied soldiers.

  • Description

    Aptly Named Cafe - in Salonika patronised by British, French, Serbian, Montenegrin and Greek soldiers - 1916.

    Thessaloniki, Greece.

    Cafe in Salonika called 'The Victory of the Allies'. Group of soldiers from these different countries walking away from camera; toward the cafe; cafe has name painted in Greek; French and English; and flags of the different Allies nations flying.

    Shot of the soldiers sitting at outdoor tables; smoking; drinking beer and other drinks; talking; laughing. Proprietor; an old man with apron (and glasses reflecting to make him look like Orphan Annie) standing behind.

    Entertainment; fun; food; alcohol. Ideal notions of camaraderie; friendship; international understanding; World War One.

    G 365 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1856.17
    Media URN:
    71568
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    silent
    hd format:
    2k
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:07:00 / 01:24:36:00
    Canister:
    ON 023 F

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