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    Czar Nicholas II with Russian Army.

  • Description

    Czar with the army. Eastern Front.

    LS looking into ravine ? or valley in mountains; soldiers walking on a narrow path - ledge moving both up and down. Nicholas II stands along the path; holding a walking stick; and shaking hands w/ soldiers on their way up the path. Then he climbs on downward; w/ other men behind him. Another view looking down; men walking on a zigzag path. The Czar is standing up on ledge on extreme left. Group photo: Czar and officers of Russian Army pose in rows - Czar in 2nd row. 2nd guy to left of Czar looks like Orthodox Jewish man w/ beard; hat etc. Pan on group.

    CU section w/ Czar. Priest & Czar with other officers following; walk past ruins. Russian soldiers sitting in snow; eating their rations; w/ blizzard blowing about them. Pan across the camp. - soldiers crowded together; w/ rifles all leaning in pyramid shape. Looks cold and miserable. Czar reviews troops. Czar and other officers walking across field, Czar talking to Grand Duke Nicholas.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1930.44
    Media URN:
    73591
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1917
    Sound:
    mute
    hd format:
    2k, HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:26:00 / 01:46:58:00
    Canister:
    ON 159 D

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