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  • Short Summary

    French soldiers firing on battlefield and in trenches.

  • Description

    Battlefield.

    MS French soldiers in trench; 1 steps between 2 others & ducks down into dugout. Pan upwards; coat hangs on spike in the sloping wall of trench. Helmet lies on ground by trench. MS 3 soldiers at machine gun position; crouched on slope just behind ridge in dry rocky hills / piles of rubble and bombed up dirt; pan right, another soldier stands in background between piles. Very brief. CU German (?) soldier lying on side in grass (maybe shooting?). 2 French soldiers walking through piles & craters. Pan looking over these piles to explosions in distance. CU French soldiers and German prisoners of war walking through trenches and dugouts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2472.22
    Media URN:
    77352
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:51:00 / 01:17:48:00
    Canister:
    ON 446 L

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