• Short Summary

    Footage of German town captured by the French on the Western Front.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "ON THE WESTERN FRONT - FIRST PICTURES FROM CAPTURED GERMAN TERRITORY"

    Group of US pressmen before their tour of the front. L/S of pressmen looking at front from a fort on the Maginot Line. M/S of cars crossing into Germany. L/S of journalists including the American RH Knickerbocker inspecting captured German territory and equipment.

    C/U sign Douanes / Zoll. C/U German colonial league poster. L/S French troops patrolling streets in captured German town. C/U new rough grave of German soldier. M/S French soldiers clearing mines. L/S French infantry and tanks returning to their base and talking to civilians en route.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1025.21
    Media URN:
    20310
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:52:00 / 01:23:20:00
    Canister:
    39/81

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