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  • Short Summary

    French soldiers set up powerful searchlight somewhere on Western Front.

  • Description

    World War One. Belgium or France (somewhere on Western Front).

    French Army soldiers installing a large searchlight. Shows crew moving large light up a hill; turning it around. C/U front of the searchlight; a few men are adjusting it, one man kneels on ground talking into a field telephone. Night shot of man silhouetted in front of the searchlight, the light is on and bulb cover opened like a door. He then closes the door; screen goes black.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1662.26
    Media URN:
    70955
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:55:00 / 01:24:44:00
    Canister:
    ON 004 J

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