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  • Short Summary

    British soldiers show off a captured German Emden gun.

  • Description

    World War One - British soldiers show off a captured German Emden gun.

    Location of events unknown - a barracks courtyard in a city - London?

    Shot of soldiers pulling on some pipe; pan to right to show giant crusty gun, mounted on revolving base. More soldiers pose around it. Boy in right foreground looking sullen. Shot of the soldiers hooking the big gun up to a chain on pulley on a big tripod, then raising up the end of the heavy gun. Soldier stands on the end and pulls on the chain, rising up with the gun as he does so. Another shot in which they are letting it down.

    Technology. Military weapons.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1848.29
    Media URN:
    71242
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:15:00 / 01:38:21:00
    Canister:
    ON 009 B

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