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  • Short Summary

    Footage of Anzacs touring around Paris.

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    Anzacs sight seeing in Paris.

    World War One. Anzacs sightseeing in Paris in spring of 1918 despite threat of 'Big Bertha'. This shows a group of soldiers visiting various sites in the city. Shot of Australian soldiers walking up steps toward camera; park in BG. Then GV British & Anzacs stand looking at Notre Dame cathedral from outside - the cathedral looks massive which it is -- a part of it makes up the entire BG of the shot. Soldiers crossing street; toward cam.

    Crowd in art museum -- many soldiers; looks like a few American soldier/tourists also; also 'Locals' including young boy in long butcher's apron; and some other boys too; an old Asian-featured woman in a fur coat walks past in FG; in BG a woman tour leader points at wood carvings hung on wall. Then more street scene: soldiers crossing street; also some civilians; man points out camera to soldiers; British Army truck going by; soldiers on the truck wave.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:33:00 / 01:10:20:00
    ON 086 B

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