• Short Summary

    Events of 1917 - including the Russian Revolution, the US entry into the War and women at work.

  • Description

    Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.

    Reel 3.

    01:13:50 Titles: "Time to Remember - Part Two. 1917".

    01:13:57 Russian troops in snowy trench on eastern front. Some of them are observing through binoculars. A soldier in a furry hat in the background is talking on a field telephone. Russian soldiers firing field artillery.

    01:14:10 Czar Nicholas II (Tsar) with officers. He is walking past camera with priest.

    01:14:23 Horse drawn sleigh moving in snowy streets in town (Voice over suggests this is Petrograd (aka St. Petersburg, Leningrad). Tall column with statue on in snowy square. Horse drawn sleighs and carts in snow covered Russian streets.

    01:14:46 Demonstration is snowy Russian square. People in parade / demonstration in the snow.

    01:15:00 Russian troops being presented with medals in cold and snowy landscape. Troops kissing something held in the hands of an orthodox priest. Russian soldier in long coat lighting pipe. Russian troops in trench eating food. Russian soldier cutting branch with axe / hatchet. Soldiers winding wheel to raise water from a well. Russian troops lined up for inspection in the snow.

    01:15:52 Alexander Kerensky. Members of the Bolshevik Government (paperwork sadly tells us no more). C/U Russian officers. Large demonstration by Russian troops.

    01:16:22 Russian artillery piece being fired. Russian troops sitting in the snow, eating. They are in the middle of a heavy snow fall. The camera pans across this large gathering of troops sitting in the snow.

    01:16:44 High angle shot of large anti-German demonstration. Burnt out shell of German Embassy. C/U German national emblem above door. Smashed furniture.

    01:17:02 Pan along damaged ship the 'Sageda'.

    01:17:11 People outside steps of building in Washington, United States of America. President Woodrow Wilson speaking. Shots of the S.S. Saint Louis of the American Line setting sail. People wave from the decks. Burning ship at sea sinks rapidly.

    01:17:42 Land girls (assisted by the odd man) working planting seeds. Soup kitchen built out of tram. The sign on the roof says 'Halifax National Kitchen". C/U woman handing out food. People gather round to be given food.

    01:17:58 Parade of Women's Land Army (WLA) they are calling for more ladies to join them. They were uniform and carry banners, which read 'Join the Land Army and Come into the Country' and 'The Lasses are Massing For the Spring Offensive'. Young women working in fields wearing dungarees.

    End of Reel 3 - N.B. These reel numbers relate to NEG. reels - Pathe's prints have been combined into 2 reels.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    hd tape id:
    hd time out:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:50:00 / 01:18:15:00
    hd film id:
    hd time in:

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment