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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers return to La Ferte Sous Jouaire in France and unveil memorial to fallen comrades.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The men of 1914 - go back to the spot where the Old Contemptibles beat "Old one o'clock" (Von Kluck) to unveil memorial to 3,888 comrades who fell fighting with their backs to the wall and who have no known grave. La Ferte Sous Jouaire. France.

    L/S of the veterans in their uniforms standing to attention. Various shots as officers inspect a line of soldiers and Scots Guards, one of the officers is possibly Marshal Foch. L/S of the large stone memorial, the camera pans across it. An officer unveils it and Scottish pipers play. A British officer walks up and places a wreath on the memorial.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    748.21
    Media URN:
    35192
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:34:00 / 01:42:16:00
    Canister:
    G 1553

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