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  • Short Summary

    French cavalry load train before embarking.

  • Description

    Troops embark.

    Location of events unknown / unclear.

    French cavalry (Cuirassiers?) embarking: loading trains. Shot of 2 soldiers standing and talking; while in background gun carriages etc. are loaded onto flatcars of train. Horses standing near carriages; cavalrymen packing stuff; carrying saddles past; etc.

    Closer shot of 1 man standing holding his horse while another attempts to start leading his mount up the ramp. Finally a funny shot of c. 10 men trying to push a reluctant horse up the ramp and into the carriage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2470.10
    Media URN:
    77305
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:50:00 / 01:27:13:00
    Canister:
    ON 442 J

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