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  • Short Summary

    Australian wounded soldiers arrive at theatre on a double-decker bus.

  • Description

    Australian Wounded.

    Location of events unknown - London?

    Wounded Australian soldiers getting off a bus; coming down the stairs from the upper level of a double-decker; they are probably on a hospital outing; being taken to some entertainment. A woman in fur coat stands at bottom greeting them as they pass. There is an advertisement for 'Papier Poudre' cosmetics on the bus. Several of the men on crutches - maybe most of them.

    Shot of the men crossing the street; most on crutches. CU of same woman and some men in civilian clothes; shaking hands of the Anzacs outside a theatre. Shot of 2 British soldiers sitting in a car; behind them a 'Fancy Dress Studio'; and a horse-drawn cart passes with painting on side 'The Best Baking Powder is Yeatman's Yeast Powder'.

    World War One; military.

    Note: 'Papier Poudre' is still being produced today - SL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1882.12
    Media URN:
    72307
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:03:00 / 01:16:14:00
    Canister:
    ON 080 C

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