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  • Short Summary

    Verdun battle scenes, autumn 1916.

  • Description

    Battle of Verdun, autumn; 1916.

    France.

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    French soldiers cross field. Map showing French Army's advance. Shots of another mess; with mangled equipment; rubble; etc. on hillside. French soldiers carry material through well-fortified trench; past entrances to dugouts with sandbags stacked around wooden frames. Soldier filling jugs of water from puddle in shell crater; he and another carry them away. Shots of bombs exploding. Gun barrel sticks out of its hiding place; fires several times. A few men walking. CU man looking through binoculars. More explosions and guns. Shot from hill; looking downward. French soldiers walking down hill inside trench; while a group of German prisoners walk up the hill towards camera. Next; a few French soldiers join several comrades sitting up on a rocky ridge; just below the top (where they could not be seen from other side).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2470.01
    Media URN:
    77296
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    silent
    hd format:
    2K at Filmfinity, HD at Filmfinity
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:05:08:00
    Canister:
    ON 439 C

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