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  • Short Summary

    German troops relaxing.

  • Description

    Title - 'History of the War. The Fall of Antwerp (Anvers) 9th October 1914. Allies White. Germany Black'.

    MS German troops standing around relaxing; in foreground one man lights cigarette for another. Pan on group posing - some standing; some sitting or reclining. Wider shot of the German soldiers outside building with sign Wache (Guardhouse?); many wear the spiked Pickelhauber helmets used early in the war.

    MS man speaking from small porch in front of building entrance; heads of soldiers in foreground. Pan on group of soldiers standing in yard; sharing small booklets (with lyrics - they may be singing). Pan on musicians of small brass band standing in circle as they play. Some officers watching.

    Cataloguer's note: this is duplicate of item 'German Troops in Anvers' in ON 449 E on *PM2472*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2472.14
    Media URN:
    77344
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:57:00 / 01:11:46:00
    Canister:
    ON 446 D

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