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  • Short Summary

    General Gourard inspects French troops.

  • Description

    General Gourard inspects French Troops - location of events unknown.

    World War One. Another troop inspection; but this has some cool shots. General Gourard inspects French troops. Pan on General walking past lines of fully equipped French soldiers; in long coats; helmets; etc. Long buildings - barracks - in BG; among tall trees. Five soldiers march by; with flag; followed by five more on horseback; one guy on a bicycle and many soldiers on foot with backpacks; bayonets; etc. Crowd along side of road; watching the procession.

    Next; a nice shot of long lines of French soldiers marching; away from camera; into an aisle of tall straight trees planted in a line; in the formal French style. Striking shot; departure; off to war; etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1860.16
    Media URN:
    71392
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:08:00 / 01:17:45:00
    Canister:
    ON 033 N

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