Footage of life in the Foreign Legion. Fez, Morocco.
Item title reads - In the service of the Foreign Legion. First and exclusive picture by special permission of French Government. Fez, Morocco.
Intertitle - 'Men of every walk of life serve in the ranks of this romantic service.'
L/S of the men in their uniforms, they stand to attention then march off in two sections. M/S as they run in and form two lines next to their rifles which are propped up. They pick up their weapons and turn to face the front.
Intertitle - 'Back to their lonely sand swept stations in the Sahara.'
M/S as officers ride through on horses followed by the Legionnaires on foot. Intertitle is repeated briefly. More shots of the soldiers marching through the field led by officers. M/S of men drumming and buglers preparing to play. M/S as the soldiers walk down a hill, some turn back to look at the camera.
Note: there is another item with the same title and different footage in G 1469 on *PM0712*.