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  • Short Summary

    German Army retreating across River Rhine.

  • Description

    Germany.

    German Army retreating across the Rhine. MS German army wagons driving up road, civilians and other soldiers stand on sides. LS troops on foot, in vehicles and on horses crossing wooden bridge over Rhine River at Cologne (Koln). Closer shot of troops crossing another more primitive bridge. Wagons rolling toward camera on a big bridge.

    Shot from shore of troops & wagons coming off bridge, one of the wagons is decorated with small fur trees. Shot looking down bridge at Cologne. 2 soldiers & little boy stand in foreground, man walks toward camera. Army trucks driving other way. Soldiers walk alongside wagons in city street. Soldiers & sailors stand in square, more wagons pass by in background, Kaiser's coffee house on corner. Shots horses and wagons passing by.

    Shot looking up Wilhelmstrasse in Berlin as soldiers ride toward camera. Appear to be riding on gun carriages (guns abandoned).

    Note: item also on ON 246 D.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2466.13
    Media URN:
    77223
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:28:00 / 01:22:21:00
    Canister:
    ON 432 G

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