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  • Short Summary

    Men and horses of the 17th Medium Battery arrive on the train ferry.

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    Harwich, Essex.

    Title: "From COLOGNE TO HARWICH ... NO CHANGE! Men and horses of the 17th Medium Battery, R.A. reach England same train they entered in Germany".

    L/S of the train ferry coming into the harbour. L/S of two train carriages and a group of men standing on the deck of the ferry. M/S of the ferry connecting with the specially designed quayside; the tracks on the ferry align themselves with those on the quayside allowing the train to drive off the vessel. M/S of a steam train driving off the ferry.

    Various M/Ss of a stationary train on the quayside, several horses are lead out of freight wagons, a large crowd (mainly children) has gathered to watch. M/S of solders riding and leading a dozen or so horses. C/U of a soldier holding the reigns of two horses.

    After a few seconds of spacing, story resumes at 01:04:40, looks like cuts. More shots of horses being led off the freight wagons. More shots of the train driving off the ferry. M/S of soldiers standing in the door of one of the wagons, the words - Deutsche Reichsbahn. More shots of the ferry coming into dock. More shots follow - same or similar to former part of item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:01:00 / 01:06:31:00
    G 1259

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