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  • Short Summary

    Shell explosions and bombing on Western Front.

  • Description

    War damage: various shots of bombs exploding.

    Western Front.

    Oddly enough this starts out with a fairly scenic shot, trees in foreground looking across wide expanse of flat fields or water towards mountains in distance; with a small house sitting at the edge of the foothills - but there is also smoke coming from exploded shells spreading in front of these hills.

    MS looking across field at bombed chateau which has already suffered extensive damage; being hit again by a bomb. MS of explosions hitting in empty field. Finally; very good shot of wall collapsing - 3 storey high wall; all that remains of a building; falls towards camera.

    Cataloguer's note: duplicate of item with title 'Shell Explosions' in ON 446 K on *PM2472*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2472.51
    Media URN:
    77381
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:25:00 / 01:46:35:00
    Canister:
    ON 449 L

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