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  • Short Summary

    Officials attach war bonds to the legs of pigeons and 'launch' them!

  • Description

    War Bonds By Carrier Pigeons.

    London.

    Outside a building a group of military and civilian officials - one woman among them - watch as a pigeon flutters into the air. A portly General (?) and the woman attach something (presumably a war bond) to the leg of another pigeon and she throws it in the air so that it flies off. M/Ss of the portly man posing with a pigeon and fixing something to its leg.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1882.30
    Media URN:
    72325
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:44:00 / 01:36:10:00
    Canister:
    ON 081 H

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