• Short Summary

    American World War One hero Alvin York has finally passed away.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "Sgt. York Passes On - Doughboy Hero Of World War I". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    United States of America (USA).

    CU Of American WWI hero Alvin York giving `V' sign. MS of Sgt. York walking into camera in Tennessee. CU Flashback newspaper headline 'War with Germany'. MS Flashback recruits in 1917 reporting to serve America. MS Two recruits receiving medical check-up. MS Squad of recruits have first rifle drill. VS First World War material of front line battle and American troops over the top. CU of Alvin York after receiving medal for killing singly 25 Germans and capturing 132 others. VS Sgt. York at the White House, Washington DC after the war to receive more medals. VS Recent shots of Sgt. York with his family. VS Sgt. York receives award from Gold Star Mothers organisation and speaks about his war buddies.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 03/09/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3105.09
    Media URN:
    87681
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:29:00 / 01:16:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 3936 I

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