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  • Short Summary

    Collection of items including glamour girls and military review.

  • Description

    Berlin collection leaflets. Berlin, Germany.

    CU man selling flowers; money holder and flower basket have slogans in German script. MS men buying flowers; seller also holds sign with last word 'Oberschlesien'. MS women selling flowers. MS band playing to crowd in public square. Several people ride down street on roof of automobile; throwing out papers to crowd - some sort of political propaganda leaflets? Or else advertisement for some event?

    Glamour girls - Germany.

    Series of glamour shots of women in a variety of dramatic poses and costumes. First looks like fairy princess; with a bizarre crown with long spikes curving from her head. She dances around a la ballet. Various shots women in evening gowns; head-dresses or tiaras; each posing. Then a group of women together; wearing sparkling dancing dresses and cone-shaped hats; with woman in black dress with sheer draped sleeves standing in centre. Like theatre or expressionist cinema. Strange.

    French military review. France (?).

    French military review. French officers; possibly including General Gallieni (large moustache). Also military personnel from another country? Soldiers marching; trucks, transport, artillery.

    German aeroplanes prepare to depart. Germany.

    MS people gathered around small aeroplane shortly before departure. Plane says Luftewerk on side. Someone holds up a box - maybe letters for air mail. Man in jump-suit closing door of plane. Man in coat and hat kisses children; starts to climb ladder to board plane.

    Cataloguer's note: this item is made up of ON 276 H 1 - 4 on *PM2374*.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1930
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:54:00 / 01:06:03:00
    ON 276 H

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