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  • Short Summary

    Nice footage of cheery French soldiers in blossom orchards of Flanders.

  • Description

    Scenes of cheerful soldiers, rustic farmers and springtime in the beautiful orchards of Flanders. Belgium.

    French Army horse artillery riding on a road through orchards in Belgium - really quite scenic countryside. Shot of Belgian farmer, labourer, and team of horses; farmer is sowing seeds in field. Group of French soldiers waving happily and shaking a tree branch sending down a rain of flowers or seeds that look like confetti!

    World War One; military.

    Duplicate in ON 401 G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1848.44
    Media URN:
    71257
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:38:00 / 01:50:26:00
    Canister:
    ON 010 A

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