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  • Short Summary

    Troops marching in street, US General Pershing, troops in training and US army field kitchen.

  • Description

    Recruiting Campaign.

    Location of events unknown - London?

    High angle shot as recruits march down street; military band behind them - British. Then American band; followed by American troops; w/ helmets; marching. USA flags.

    Soldiers stand in row facing camera; 3 in middle hold American flags.

    Next; General John J. Pershing and British Army & Navy officers; also man in top hat & glasses - politician? - walk out of building toward car & camera. CU Pershing and unidentified man in car. CU the British officers get into next car

    Cut to troops in training - about 6 British soldiers lie down on porch of cabin built on hillside and aim their rifles. CU same. LS targets in distance.

    US Army - cooking - food at the front - a mobile kitchen. Kitchen workers dressed in white overalls take down pots from wagon.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916 - 1918
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:16:00 / 02:03:55:00
    ON 152 K

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