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  • Short Summary

    Item showing allied occupation of the Rhineland after World War One. Germany.

  • Description

    Allied occupation of Rhineland after the war (one of several stories; some footage overlaps). Germany.

    Jumps around from one scene to another. MS's soldier standing guard on bridge; Cologne / Koln cathedral etc. across river in background. MS soldier checking civilian passes. Shot from wide bridge; with soldiers marching towards camera. MS tram; also a few train tracks. MS as train passes. MS civilians and a military band crossing bridge. MS tram.

    MS soldiers looking out of freight cars as train passes slowly at railway station. MS army truck; soldiers on bridge. Brief shot Rhine river. MS Dominion (New Zealand? Canadian?) soldiers pose. Pan on people (mostly Germans) in square in front of large building. Wide shot panning on football game at army camp.

    Shots of soldiers on guard duty marching; big building (army headquarters). Young German boys with hoops and sticks stand in road; near marching guards; line of army trucks at right. Pan on small burial area; graves decorated with many wreaths. MS of them on football pitch. MS men getting into aeroplane. MS plane taking off. LS of it flying over.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1919 - 1920
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:07:00 / 01:41:35:00
    ON 395 B

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