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  • Short Summary

    British soldiers being evacuated from Curragh in Ireland.

  • Description

    Curragh, Ireland (Eire).

    Full titles read: "THE EVACUATION OF IRELAND - Vanguard of the 60,000 British Troops leave for England."

    M/S's of British soldiers in line. A crowd of people cheer and wave as some soldiers march past. Soldiers in military car talking to other military officials outside car. The car drives off. Various shots of large military transporter vehicle packed with soldiers. Most are smiling and look happy, they shake hands with fellow soldiers that stay behind as the vehicle moves off.

    M/S of procession of horses pulling military equipment on carts behind them. M/S of carts and equipment being loaded onto a train at railway station. M/S of soldiers carrying large sacks over their soldiers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    266.39
    Media URN:
    23470
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1922
    Sound:
    silent
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:44:00 / 01:54:03:00
    Canister:
    G 878

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