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  • Short Summary

    Lord French, on horseback, takes salute at military parade.

  • Description

    Hyde Park, London.

    Field Marshal Sir John French inspects volunteers in Hyde Park. Opens with rows of men marching toward camera in long lines, fife & drums in front. Pan slightly to right showing French on horseback watching as the volunteers march past. C/U of French on horse saluting, pan to troops carrying bayonets and marching. C/U of French, with Union Jack flag blowing behind him. Another shot of French on horseback with Lord Kitchener standing next to him with sword, more troops go by. Shot looking over shoulders of a few men in uniform of French on horse. French poses on horseback saluting while photographers run around taking pictures of him. Shot of parade of officers on horseback. More shots of more volunteers marching by.

    World War One. Military drills.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1854.10
    Media URN:
    71507
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:35:00 / 01:14:36:00
    Canister:
    ON 018 I aka G 380

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