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  • Short Summary

    American troops arriving back in New York City on large liner.

  • Description

    Colonial troops departure - troopship. United States of America / USA.

    Excellent material. Aerial tracking shot flying over gigantic ship carrying us troops back home; arriving in New York City w/ a bunch of small boats moving along beside it. US navy troop ship the leviathan; formerly German ship 'Vaterland' which can carry 10,000 troops!!Side view tracking shot moving along to rt. Alongside the ship; again w/ the smaller boats escorting it;statue of liberty in bg.

    Parade in USA diagonal shot looking down over spectators along street;watching US Army troops marching down street. Great shot!cu young girl on a balcony w/ long hair and hair ribbon; waving American flag, soldiers marching down street below; crowds on sidewalks The ship again; pan left in front; w/ another boat in fg - tugboat? close shot of part of ship showing masses of troops on deck. Two aeroplanes fly past. Side shot from farther back w/ aeroplane flying toward ship. Celebration; patriotism; victory; boats and ships.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918 - 1919
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:12:00 / 01:17:36:00
    ON 207 D

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