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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers of British Expeditionary Force are seen building a railway in France and being inspected by a French officer.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - paperwork dates it as 1940.

    France.

    Various shots show British troops digging as they build a railway line in France. As the camera moves along the line, the soldiers look up and wave their spades in the air. Several shots of British troops marching along a country road; a soldier is seen running along the road and up to the top of a bank to look over it.

    In a French town square, British officers and a high ranking French officer inspect the British Expeditionary Force and guns / artillery equipment. The French officer is seen saluting from a train as it starts to move off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    604.11
    Media URN:
    58268
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:02:00 / 01:45:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 175 B

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