• Short Summary

    Good footage of French and British soldiers heading towards the front in France.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "LATEST FROM THE WESTERN FRONT"

    M/S French light tanks being loaded on train bound for the front. Various shots British and French troops boarding goods trains which are taking them to front, a French soldier rights "Vive La France' in chalk on the side of a carriage. M/S British troops marching past French unit in French village.

    M/S British troops being greeted by French civilians in town. Several very good shots of French heavy tanks being unloaded from train. Various good shots French troops and equipment moving up along French roads and through small villages.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1027.03
    Media URN:
    20256
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:38:00 / 01:04:56:00
    Canister:
    39/85

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