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  • Short Summary

    War damage in Paris, probably result of shells from German army's "Big Bertha" gun.

  • Description

    World War One. War damage in Paris, France.

    Bombed building with gaping hole at ground floor level. Balcony collapsed, British soldier in foreground. Two men in foreground standing by some big black contraption, crowd in background. Shot of round hole in building with part of a stairway visible through it.

    American cataloguer's note: destruction is by shells from the huge German gun, nicknamed "Big Bertha".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2354.26
    Media URN:
    75857
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1917 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:11:00 / 01:20:27:00
    Canister:
    ON 238 I

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