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  • Short Summary

    Domestic improvisations near the firing line - laundry and meals.

  • Description

    Paperwork reads - 'War's little comedies - British soldiers' wonderful domestic improvisation near firing line'.

    MS of British soldiers sitting around in some ruins while one of them scrubs clothing in a tub; another pours in more hot water.

    MS a group of soldiers run through opening between 2 bombed brick structures; and to a window where a man leaning out hands them some sort of food.

    Others of them take tin cups from where they hang on wall or tree branch. CU 2 soldiers sitting and eating their lunch, pan across others laughing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1866.46
    Media URN:
    71829
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:36:00 / 01:47:07:00
    Canister:
    ON 047 K

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