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  • Short Summary

    Volunteers who travelled on the torpedoed boat 'Ville de Ciotat' arrive in London to enlist.

  • Description

    From Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) - a party of volunteers who travelled on the torpedoed 'Ville de Ciotat' arrive in London to enlist.

    Shot of the Celanese marching down street (toward camera). All wear caps; long coats. Corner shot of Recruiting Office; the group of men from Ceylon arrive; walk past a few soldiers up steps into building; as a few boys; a woman; etc.; watch.

    World War One. Enlistment; commonwealth.

    G 361 B.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1856.29
    Media URN:
    71580
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:07:00 / 01:36:48:00
    Canister:
    ON 024 F

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