Film of events from the year 1915 - training of Kitchener's volunteer army, the Dardanelles etc.
Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.
Reel 3. Check copyright for film extracts - most were originally A.B.P.C. Elstree (Associated British Picture Corporation) - probably currently Canal Plus copyright (1999).
01:13:52 Part titles: "Time to Remember Part Two 1915".
01:13:59 Two soldiers seated outside tent preparing a camp newspaper. They look at various pieces of paper. Both men are smoking pipes. A group of soldiers receive their copies of the newspaper. They look very excited and eager to read it.
01:14:17 Naval fleet at sea. The ships are putting out a lot of dark smoke. Coastline of the Dardanelles. Guns on board ships firing. Shells explode on the coastline. Ship sailing towards camera, firing guns. More explosions on coastline. Shot from beach of boats approaching shore. Small boats packed with soldiers going towards beach. High angle shot of boats getting close to shore. Soldiers reading newspapers. Shot from behind Turkish gun position of troops landing on beach at Gallipoli. Low angled close shot of two soldiers (probably Australian or New Zealanders) leaping out of a boat. More soldiers come out of boats. High angle shot of soldiers running up beach. C/U barrel of early machine gun as it fires. Bullets raking the water as men come on shore. High angle shot of men on beach, several fall dead. Soldiers walk out of door in ship. The second man out is shot down. C/U machine gun. Soldiers running down gangplank, several are shot. Another shot of the gang plank showing men stepping over their dead and wounded comrades. C/U machine gun. Soldiers are fired at as they run into small boats. Lots of shots of men getting shot. Anzacs running up a hill. Quick shot of Turkish rifleman. An Anzac soldier falls. Long shot of Dardanelles coastline being shelled. (Some sections of the Dardanelles footage obviously faked and was obtained from ABPC according to the paperwork).
01:16:00 New Zealand winner of the Victoria Cross walks down steps. C/U VC winner.
01:16:16 Long lines of British troops marching with rifles over open ground. Closer shot of troops marching past camera.
01:16:27 Horse drawn (empty) carriage along road. King George V on horseback in uniform. He is riding along road with other officers. In the background is a wagon painted with a Red Cross.
01:16:41 Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) inspecting troops. He is accompanied by several officers. He inspects another line of troops.
01:17:01 Police escort on horseback riding in front of car. They are travelling along crowd lined street. Union Jacks and other flags are hung above the road and the houses are decorated. The crowd walk after the car as it passes. Queen Mary receiving bouquet of flowers. She is standing with a vicar and there is a small crowd around them. Her Majesty talks to one woman in the group.
End of Reel 3 - N.B. These reel numbers relate to NEG. reels - Pathe's prints have been combined into 2 reels.
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