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  • Short Summary

    French refugees leave town during World War One.

  • Description

    French refugees.

    Location of events unknown / unclear.

    Opens with refugees passing on road; horse-drawn cart; woman pushing pram. Another horse-drawn vehicle follows; a woman behind it pushes a bundle onto the wagon - maybe even a baby! French soldiers are walking along same road with the civilians; most wear armbands with crosses- -from medical service?

    MS refugees on rural road: family riding in small covered cart; a farmer with 3 large horses pulling a big wagon. Old lady pushing wheelbarrow stacked high with possessions. Soldier pushes homemade wheelbarrow a little way for an old man.

    2 women running pushing prams. More vehicles passing. A boy; c. age 12; handles 2 giant horses pulling a huge wagon with a cow tied to the back! 2 army trucks pass him. Vehicles stop while soldiers cross in foreground.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:13:00 / 01:15:02:00
    ON 437 D

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