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  • Short Summary

    Montage of footage of American troops during 1917 - 1918.

  • Description

    World War One montage of film shot by American during 1917-18; received by Pathe in 1919.

    African-American soldiers in France (1917-18). Harbour. African-American troops unloading ship using crane. Four black soldiers sit peeling potatoes; talking and laughing;

    Soldier hammers sign - cannot read all of it because only half is in frame - '10 ton - Ce. D. - 302 Engs.' He smiles at camera. French military officials climb into taxi. French and American officers and soldiers pose in group with clergyman; pan right to show two women - nurses? one is in uniform - in the group. Two American soldiers in forage caps chat and shake hands by a tree. Two soldiers at battlefield cemetery; rows of crosses. Army wagons crossing newly built bridge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2362.11
    Media URN:
    75917
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:55:00 / 01:35:50:00
    Canister:
    ON 253 A 1

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