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  • Short Summary

    Footage of soldiers helping to build portable hospitals.

  • Description

    Soldiers build portable hospitals. Location of events unknown.

    World War One; construction. Soldiers; who are convalescent themselves; build portable hospitals for the front. Shot of soldiers unloading wood;etc. from truck. Then shot of soldiers attaching curved roof as supervisor watches. CU soldier (with eye patch) hammering. GV pan half-cylinder shaped building under construction; roof half-built; one guy on roof and others coming up ladder through inside. Pan to men talking in front; with completed building in BG; with covering of corrugated tin. Carpentry. architecture.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1884.47
    Media URN:
    72396
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:32:00 / 01:42:09:00
    Canister:
    ON 066 K

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