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  • Short Summary

    British children watch as soldiers examine wreckage of German plane.

  • Description

    Crowds at wreckage. Exact location of events unknown.

    World War One. Disasters; home front. German aeroplane wrecks in England. Very nice shots panning on crowd of schoolchildren sitting on a hillside-- some wear uniforms. Two little boys quickly sit down in front of Camera in FG. Shot of all the kids looking down at camera -- what they are really looking at is the plane wreck!

    Shot of the wrecked plane; w/ groups of men standing around it. CU wreckage with children on hill in BG! Pan on wreckage; w/ wings. CU Soldiers examining wreckage; a British airman walks up using a cane. More of soldiers examining wreck. Two women have their photo taken in front of the wrecked aeroplane by journalist/photographer. The 2 women examining wreck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2452.24
    Media URN:
    77055
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:37:00 / 01:45:30:00
    Canister:
    ON 388 J

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