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  • Short Summary

    French troops march through a town and artillery soldiers at side of road.

  • Description

    French Troops (sections artillery).

    France (?).

    French troops pass through a town. Officer on white horse in FG; with men marching after him; other soldiers hanging out in front of church in BG. Next; troops - cavalry - ride toward camera; on narrow street; women come out of houses to stand on pavement & watch. (Short, unrelated shot.) Then artillery going past same place as in 1st shot.

    A group of men getting into small canoes or row boats; which are lined up along shore. Cut to shot of several artillery soldiers reclining on a hill; a rest stop. Road below in BG; and one man stands up staring off down the road to right. Next; another view of same.

    Finally (don't know if this is related) from high window - with some boys at rt. also looking out a window - boy in FG looks at camera; below; street is absolutely full of people. Troops in the centre are marching; but moving slowly.

    Parade. Military, World War One.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:20:00 / 01:15:58:00
    ON 177 O

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