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  • Short Summary

    Boats and other private vehicles are requisitioned for the war.

  • Description

    Boats requisitioned.

    Private boats and vehicles put to military use. France.

    Shot looking out over many barges lined up at least 6 deep along side of river (the Seine). These are being requisitioned by the military to help transport supplies. MS of street; probably in Paris; France; horse-drawn wagon carrying a few soldiers, only one really seen; a Zouave who rides standing on step & holding on; followed by 2 policemen on bicycles; then a huge wagon pulled by 2 big horses; carrying several soldiers and big piles of unidentified stuff. Civilians stand on pavement watching.

    Cataloguer's note: duplicate of items with titles - 'Boat Requisition on the Seine' and 'Paris Street' in ON 449 R and S on *PM2472*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2472.27
    Media URN:
    77357
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:09:00 / 01:19:23:00
    Canister:
    ON 446 Q

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