• Short Summary

    Good footage of the French defences on the Western Front in France.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "ON THE WESTERN FRONT"

    M/S and C/U of notice on barbed wire in French and German forbidding photography of French border defences (in France). Various shots, French barrage balloon being raised into air. M/S General Maurice Gustave Gamelin arriving at building at the front. M/S of German war memorial 1914-18.

    Various shots of French troops and tanks advance into German towns near the French frontier. Very good M/S's French heavy field guns and railway guns in action - good long montage - all French.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1025.08
    Media URN:
    20297
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:57:00 / 01:08:42:00
    Canister:
    39/79

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