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  • Short Summary

    Refugees on road, fleeing from Belgian town of Furnes which is under attack by Germans.

  • Description

    Title reads: "THE FLIGHT FROM FURNES. The deep unutterable woe, which none save exiles feel".

    Furnes, Belgium.

    Refugees from town of Furnes which was bombed by the German army. MS many refugees walking down the road carrying bundles, babies and pulling carts loaded with belongings, mainly women and children. Church steeples can be seen in distance. A few military trucks drive past. Displaced persons, World War One.

    End title: "Babes sleep to the awful lullaby of the screeching shells".

    Note: this item is part of a Pathe Gazette issue, circa January, 1915. For rest of issue see other records for ON 384 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2450.18
    Media URN:
    77007
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1915
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:50:00 / 01:21:51:00
    Canister:
    ON 384 A 5

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