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  • Short Summary

    The army adapts to winter conditions by donning skis and snowshoes to carry out manoeuvres. Minnesota, America (USA, U.S.A.).

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Winter has come" in America. Tractors, artillery, machine guns and an army on skis, take part in winter manoeuvres. Minnesota, America (USA, U.S.A.).

    L/S as the tanks roll across the snow covered ground, various shots of snow encrusted caterpillar tracks. L/S of the army carrying their skis and pulling sledges along. L/S as they make their way along on their skis while officers watch. M/S as soldiers run pulling guns on sledges. M/S of the men laid down in the snow loading the guns, they are wearing snow shoes. M/S as tanks drive through the middle of them.

    Intertitle - 'and far into the night!' M/S of the tanks and troops making their way through the snow.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    826.32
    Media URN:
    19002
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/12/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:56:00 / 01:50:04:00
    Canister:
    G 1671

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