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  • Short Summary

    Italian artillery troops find that horses are still invaluable in the Alps.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Italy. Italian artillery in the Alps. Mechanised transport cannot replace the horse in this year's manoeuvres in mountainous country."

    Italy.

    Horses ride across open field. They are being ridden by soldiers and are pulling gun carriages. Mountains rise in the background. The horses ride off and the gun crews set up the artillery.

    Shots of horses towing guns through river in mountain valley. Shots of horses towing guns over field in Alps.

    Back view of gun crew putting on gas masks as they shelter behind their field guns.

    Quick shot of gun being fired.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    863.12
    Media URN:
    12629
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:14:00 / 01:18:27:00
    Canister:
    31/65

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