300354X – WWI – 1910s, Europe: Dardanelles Campaign; Macedonia Fighting; Refugees; Turkish; Russia Civil War

Intertitle: The French Advance. General Sarrail Has Pushed His Troops Across The Vardar. A Scout on The Bank Of The Vardar. The French Moving To Their New Position. LS troops & pack horses march past looking at camera, scrub bushes…

300354X - WWI - 1910s, Europe:  Dardanelles Campaign; Macedonia Fighting; Refugees; Turkish; Russia Civil War

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Intertitle: The French Advance. General Sarrail Has Pushed His Troops Across The Vardar. A Scout on The Bank Of The Vardar. The French Moving To Their New Position. LS troops & pack horses march past looking at camera, scrub bushes on background hillside near village.
01:00:38 Intertitle: Sedd-Ul-Bahr – The Bay At Cape Helles Where The British Troops Were Disembarked.
Pan showing British soldiers on partially built dock, ship offshore, sunken in water. Small boats rock in water.
01:01:04 Title: Laying A Narrow Gauge Railway Up From The Beach. Large steam tractor on sand w/ soldiers standing beside; winch cable pulling wagon w/ stone on rails. Men waving to camera from along track.
01:01:30 Title: Salonica The Greek Port On Which The Eyes Of The World Are Fixed. Small barges anchored, tug moving about & men unroping boat from dock or floating pier. Pan over docks & large elevator building. Crowd. Freighter L.C. Coulandris at dock, men in rowboats alongside.
01:02:20 Title: In Lorraine The Children Don The National Costume To Welcome The French Troops.
French (?) officer on horseback, crowd watching, others saluting. Ceremony (?).
01:02:32 Title: Demonstration with the Dayfield Body Shield – man demonstrating light weight of body armor or bullet proof vest by swinging it around.
01:02:42 Title: America’s Coastal Defences – Big Gun Practice on the Coast. Large cannon fired seen from slightly above, men run to reload. Explosion in water. Firing another shot, smoke & Coastal gun firing at towed target.
01:03:17 Title: The Great Russian Army – The Troops of the Tsar Hardened To All Weather Are Preparing A Great Offensive. Troops in heavy coats & w/ rifles propped around eating as large snow flakes fall. Slug.
01:03:44 No snow. LS of road & convoy of military trucks & vehicles / ambulances along road.
01:04:04 Turkish? soldier smoking & standing next to pennant w/ markings F.52 on one side & Turkish Crescent Moon & Star on reverse. Airplane / biplane behind.
01:04:16 Officers stand above trench looking over field. Heavy destruction & artillery firing from dug in positions. Blacks & other soldiers. French (?) man oiling & fuzing shell, raising gun barrel, loading & closing breech. Firing & preparing to reload, reloading, sighting & firing. French soldiers w/ camouflage netting over large mortar or ??, hoisting large shell & into barrel. Raising large railroad gun barrel by hand cranking.
01:06:12 Flash intertitle: Sunk in the Dardanelles. Brief shot of 4-stack Turko-German light cruiser Breslau underway w/ large bridge behind.
01:06:26 Flash title: German leader Auf dem Schlachtfeld von Tannenberg. Gedenkfeier vor dem neuerrichteten Ehrenmal. Street parade w/ banners & military in street & march onto field. Military ceremony in front of Tannenberg Memorial. German officers including von Hindenburg. Crowds watching.
01:06:59 Army Service Corps Woolwich. Military Tournament Held… Games. French officer & man in fez give handouts to refugee children & mothers. Officer throwing coins or candy, kids fighting for them. Mothers & soldiers laughing. Very young boy in fez & soldier uniform.
01:07:43 Title: 11am Nov. 11, 1918 Cheering Crowds Throng The Streets In Spite Of Rain. Military & civilians wave & cheer on trucks, fountain. King George V, Queen Mary & other royals on Buckingham Palace balcony. Crowds in the Mall waving. Royals into carriage, leave St. Paul’s after Thanksgiving service.
01:09:02 Title: Civil War in Russia – The Distribution of Pamphlets by the Various Political Sections has Culminated in a Break Between Civil and Military Authorities. Crowds on the street, pamphlets thrown in air. Military marching past seen over heads. Pamphlets distributed from back of truck. Crowd listening to speaker. Brief shot of man w/ European woman (John Reed & Louise Bryant ?) standing in back of car. Russian man reading wall poster. Crowds sit on monument draped w/ banners.
01:09:38 British (?) sailors lay mines from rear of ship & pose on deck; brief view of ship deck & ocean.
Russian Revolution; WW1 Armistice Day; Royal Family; Royalty; WW1 Gallipoli Campaign;
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