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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers rebuild bridge in ruined town.

  • Description

    Ruins.

    Location of events unknown - could be France or Belgium?

    Various scenes of bombed town in ruins; w/ troops repairing roads; etc. Shot of a collapsed clock tower - almost amusing; since the top part; with the clock; is intact; but sitting at an angle on a pile of rocks & rubble.

    Shot looking down street with roofs all caved in; with people walking up street toward camera - civilian man on crutches; a woman; several children; & several soldiers; wearing British type uniforms and berets w/ little ball on top; Canadians?

    Next a panning shot of soldiers at work; rebuilding a small bridge in the town; A military truck drives past on the rebuilt bridge. Pan on soldiers passing a bucket of water up the hill.

    Destruction; war damage; bomb. World War One. Also on ON 402 S.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1882.43
    Media URN:
    72338
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:30:00 / 01:50:21:00
    Canister:
    ON 063 E

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