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  • Short Summary

    Shots from the West Point Military Academy accentuating its own history.

  • Description

    West Point Military Academy, United States of America (USA)

    Various shots of statue of a soldier on a horse. Various close-ups of cannon. Medium shot of military academy campus showing cadets walking in and out of shot. Various shots of statue of Douglas MacArthur. Sign at the foot of statue: 'There is no substitute for victory'. Various shots of statues. including General Custer who was a servant of the Academy, in which his body remains. Shots of various gravestones, close-ups reveal that these were fighters who perished in the Vietnam war. Medium shot of huge pillared church. Camera pans down to show gravestones located behind the church.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3047.04
    Media URN:
    86668
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1971
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:09:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:20:00 / 01:16:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 4548 F

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