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  • Short Summary

    Men pack shells in boxes, plus shots travelling over water, past ships in harbour.

  • Description

    Shells and ammunition arrive at Salonika, Greece.

    Opens w/ shot of soldiers packing shells in boxes. Tracking shot on water; moving to left; w/ buildings on shore in bg; looks like mountains in distance. Pass ship flying flag with cross on it (British naval flag?). Lines of some things hooked together - buoys? - cylinder shapes. Small boat w/ some men in it; ship; another little boat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1936.19
    Media URN:
    73805
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:50:00 / 01:39:04:00
    Canister:
    ON 169 I

Comments (1)

  1. apwright says

    0:00-0:20 French troops packing empty, used shell cases. Location impossible to tell!
    0:21-0:51 Definitely NOT Salonika. Possibly Batumi, Georgia. The ship is Russian.
    0:52-end Definitely Sevastopol, Crimea.

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