• Short Summary

    Events of 1914 - World War One begins and the recruits go off to fight.

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    Reel 1. Continued

    01:08:27 French policemen stand outside German owned shop - the windows have been smashed. Some people are looting goods.

    01:08:42 British naval warship at sea with flags flying.

    01:08:50 Various troops on horseback riding through streets crowded with cheering people.

    01:09:13 London crowded street scenes. Germans queuing up outside embassy trying to get back to Germany. Kaiser Wilhelm II and family looking down from palace balcony. German troops march through welcoming crowds. Exterior of factory belching smoke. Interior of armaments factory.

    01:10:12 German army troops march into Belgium. Belgium troops ducking behind low barricade with rifles. Belgian leaders get out of car. Belgian troops on foot and horseback.

    01:10:30 C/U poster 'War Declared on Germany'. Crowds preparing to volunteer for service in London. Lord Kitchener (in civvies) inspecting a group of boy scouts. David Lloyd George and others coming out of building. Lloyd George speaking at outdoor meeting. C/U headline from The Times newspaper - 'War Declared'.

    01:11:26 March, led by brass band, calling for prohibition. Various banners including 'Women of Scotland demand Prohibition During The War'. Some people are carrying the Japanese flag.

    01:11:59 Gus Elan sings "'Alf A Pint of Ale'.

    End of Part One (Titles meeting)

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    01:08:27:00 / 01:13:28:00

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