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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers take over in the streets of Kovno.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Revolution in Lithuania. Capital under Martial Law as Nationalist replaces Socialist Government."

    Kovno, Lithuania

    M/S snowy street in Kovno. Armed soldiers on horseback. High angle shot of a long line of cavalry trot along an open area near to buildings which could be barracks. M/S of a soldier standing by an armoured vehicle. M/S two stationery tanks. It is snowing. M/S street scene with mounted soldiers and people in the streets.
    Intertitle reads: " Europe's latest Dictator - President Anthony Smetona."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    666.17
    Media URN:
    26549
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1927
    Sound:
    silent
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:30:00 / 01:31:46:00
    Canister:
    G 1364

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