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  • Short Summary

    Canadian despatch rider and signal operators at work.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - date and locations unclear or unknown.

    Canadian despatch rider drives along a country road and delivers package to a man in a truck. Scene is repeated. M/S of a despatch rider in helmet with goggles on top. He says a few words and waves at the camera.

    Canadian signaller (signal operator) stands at his counsel board on the back flap of a truck, wearing headphones and speaking into microphone.

    Signaller wearing earphones sits inside truck. He pulls back the door and says a few words then pulls the door shut again. M/S of signal truck. Three Canadian soldiers stand outside the truck. Two of them speak to camera.

    Note: see UN 848 A for edited, complete version of this footage with sound as Canadian servicemen send messages back home to loved ones (and get hanky at the ready).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:06:00 / 01:20:06:00
    UN 846 C

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