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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the Army's travelling cinema.

  • Description

    British army travelling cinema in WWI. Location of events unknown.

    Motion pictures; exhibition. Army's travelling cinema. Opens with shot of truck with some equipment seen through open side; pan left on more trucks; soldiers standing in front of them; 'Ministry Cinema on side of truck. Then a shot of British soldier and man in civilian dress walking on street toward camera; they stop and soldier points to left with his cane; talking; another soldier and some young boys come along; automobiles driving up street. 2 soldiers on truck platform with projection equipment. Another view; more guys lifting a box onto platform. Trucks driving up street; toward camera; as young boys on the side watch. World War One; military; rest & rec.; technology; entertainment;

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1890.12
    Media URN:
    72523
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:38:00 / 01:12:21:00
    Canister:
    ON 086 D

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