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  • Short Summary

    Footage emphasises huge numbers of Britons who answered Lord Kitchener's call to join up.

  • Description

    'England Answers the Call'. World War One - probably 1914 or 1915.

    Footage emphasises huge numbers of Britons who answered Lord Kitchener's call to join up; forming a huge volunteer army. Shot of several officers and one man in a bowler (Government?); walking on grounds; with large buildings in BG. Pan as they walk by rows of soldiers; stretching a long way down a big field; then pan back on the rows of soldiers. Some of the group of officers walking away from camera; with soldiers marching in BG. Shot of the troops marching in lines toward camera; 2 of these officers stand watching - 1 salutes. Possibly the other one is Lord. K. ? Pan to the others watching.

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    Film ID:
    1860.07
    Media URN:
    71383
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:57:00 / 01:07:08:00
    Canister:
    ON 033 E

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