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    US Mobilisation Montage.

    United States of America.

    Long montage; good stuff; much repeated from other stories. Opens w/ DS from up high of parade in major city (New York)? Closer same. Ground level shot of men in civilian suits; marching in parade; wearing ribbons on their jackets & straw boater hats; women spectators. Everyone holding flags.

    Departure - good shot of sailors on train leaning out windows to shake hands; kiss women; etc. Intertitle refers to troops in Austin, Texas boarding train for the North. Then shot looking over crowd as they watch soldiers march through an arch; like coming out of tunnel; they are wearing and carrying all their gear. CU these soldiers walking single file US troops parade; marching in long row across field.

    Next; soldiers ready to board ship; walking on dock; up ramp. More men getting gear off back of truck. US soldiers on troop ship; leaning on rail. LS same. Quick shot man; then boy; writes on card; gives it to sailor at table - volunteering for war work. GV ship again. DS marines marching; in parade. Artillery practice. Warship. Sailors march. Train departure goodbye scene again. Soldiers in all gear.

    New recruits in line; then getting uniforms. GV lines of pup tents; men all come out; stand at attention; start to pack up. Mass group doing exercises in formation. Women at beach in swimsuits sign up for Red Cross at table w/ sailor. Recruits march in city; then woman pins ribbons on them. Crowd facing camera; at rally.

    American Home front; patriotism. World War One.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916 - 1918
    Media URN:
    hd format:
    2k, HD Cam
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:45:00 / 01:24:00:00
    ON 144 G
    Sort Number:
    ON 144 G
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    War & Revolution
    Clifton 16. The Railway Crossing The Americans in WW1 ON 144 WW1 HD Footage WW1 films already in HD People Holding American Flags People Holding American Flags American Mobilisation American Homefront American Home Front American Hospital in Paris
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