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  • Short Summary

    Footage of Greek soldiers in retreat.

  • Description

    Greek-Turk War.

    Turks drive Greek occupying forces out of Asia Minor. Shots of Greek army in retreat: horse artillery on road through town; soldiers marching through town watched by civilians. Greek soldiers; horses & equipment leaving on boat. Pan on soldiers; closer shot. Refugees Greek civilians leaving Thrace; in a long line of heavily laden ox carts rolling along rural road; many people walking along. Shot from very high point of this procession.

    MS group of Greek refugees share food; all eating from 1 pan. CU woman & old man. Tracking shot going past refugee camp w/ cone-shaped tents (like tipis) set up. Another shot looking over camp; w/ tents; people animals; carts (like small covered wagons); etc. Women sit beside injured boy lying on bedroll on ground Supplies being lifted off ship- -aid sent by American Red Cross. Shot of refugees receiving packages of food from man handing them out window of a house. Large group; mainly women & children; standing in line.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2434.03
    Media URN:
    76844
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:46:00 / 01:12:43:00
    Canister:
    ON 358 C

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