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  • Short Summary

    Shots of soldier leaving large city by train.

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    Soldiers leaving German city.

    L/S of river and cathedral with large spires. High angle shot of large crowds. M/S of sentry marching toward camera turning around and marching back. L/S of military official walking into building. Two soldiers stand guard outside. Several shots of soldiers marching and crowds massed outside cathedral. L/S of soldiers (I think they are British standing outside building). Union Jack can be seen flying. L/S of soldier lowering Union flag. More shots of soldiers marching, being inspected etc. Shots of soldiers standing on station platform as train pulls in. Nice M/Ss of soldiers smiling and waving looking out of the carriage windows. The train pulls out of the station. M/S of guards sitting on horseback. L/S of the large cathedral again.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    hd format:
    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:10:00 / 01:17:11:00
    ON 273 A

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  1. Unknown user says

    As anyone can see, it´s the Cologne cathedral, and obviously the farewell parade of the British occupation troops . They left Cologne in January 1926.

    Mats laurin

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