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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers with newspaper at Western Front.

  • Description

    Western Front, France.

    Military newspaper at the front. Very cool film. Opens with shot of man smoking pipe and writing; sitting in front of tent; behind a wooden box with 'Editor' painted on front; another man sits on the ground writing something; he smokes a pipe; also. Man hands paper to the 'Editor'; who asks him something and makes a correction. Army camp scene; with rows of tents; soldiers at rest. Group of soldiers all standing; impatient to get the newspaper; one of them passes out the paper; they all stand around reading it. CU Soldiers sitting down reading the newspapers; talking; laughing; relaxing. Great stuff; and this part is really clean; very high quality. British Army. Rest & recreation. World War One. Communications; journalism.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1850.33
    Media URN:
    71308
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1915
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:25:00 / 01:40:38:00
    Canister:
    ON 013 D G 0340

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