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  • Short Summary

    Dominion Press visit Roman Baths and wounded soldiers in Bath.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Bath. Our Dominion Press Visit Roman Baths.' (Avon or North Somerset.)

    Shot of group of men in overcoats & hats sitting and standing, posing for picture. Then shot of the journalists standing around looking like tourists among the pillars at the Baths; pan left on more pillars; a couple steps leading into water in FG; another group of men talking. This is all very mysterious; dreamlike; etc. Closer shot of some of the men standing around a corner of the bath; 2 of them reach down to touch the water

    The group visits Dominion soldiers - World War One. Men standing outdoors by car; walking forward; Canadian officer in front. A man walking along row of recuperating wounded Australian soldiers; shaking hands. Pan across whole scene outside rest home or hospital; with the press in FG and a nurse talking to one of the visitors; various soldiers in BG. CU Nurse with 2 of the writers and the Canadian officer.

    Antiquities; tourism; Roman architecture; spas; medicine; veterans; World War One.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1908.05
    Media URN:
    72942
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:32:00 / 01:06:24:00
    Canister:
    ON 106 E

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