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  • Short Summary

    New Zealand troops in Cologne during Allied occupation of Germany.

  • Description

    New Zealanders in Cologne - Allied occupation of Germany, 1918 - 1919.

    Opens w/ GV from bridge; panning round in semicircle over city buildings in Cologne (Koln); another bridge over Rhine River; then pedestrians on same bridge; soldiers marching through gate. Shot of children in street w/ hoops & sticks watching soldiers march. Brief shot of crowd of soldiers at some event.

    Shot panning over big open square in city: tram / electric streetcar goes round corner; pedestrians crossing; cars parked in mid-square; w/ soldiers near them; cathedral on left. Closer shot soldiers on cathedral steps; pan back other way. Shot looking down on narrow street; many pedestrians. MS building w/ sign Pathe Freres. MS British soldiers looking rt. More of square; traffic; civilians; etc.

    Men in shorts walk down ramp; w/ football. Football match in progress.

    NZ rifle patrol march. Pan on many artillery wagons. Rifle drill. Next; pan on many soldiers outdoors; snowing; woods in BG; then tents in BG. Soldiers watch horseback riding display. Several soldiers grouped in front of shack w/ sign 'Totalizator'. Pan soldiers standing behind ropes. MS saddling horses. More scenes of equestrian tournament & military audience. (Quality poor on these scenes though.)

    Allies; recreation.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918 - 1919
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:34:00 / 01:38:56:00
    ON 247 B

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