World War I

World War I
Clip: 504517_1_1
Year Shot: 1917 (Actual Year)
Audio: No
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1487
Original Film: HFR-SFL-35-049
Location: Europe
Timecode: 01:00:00 - 01:00:56

Master 1487 - Tape 1 High angle LS French Army soldiers crouched in bomb crater on battlefield during World War I (WWI), explosion, smoke in BG. Quick LS large artillery explosion on battlefield. Panning high angle LS French Army soldiers charging onto battlefield from bomb crater. (93-11) Excellent TLSs crowds of happy, elated, jubilant urban citizens (predominantly male, exclusively white) of London, England, cheering, waving hats and hands and small American flags; newspapers bearing news of German surrender. Great tilt down LS confetti, ticker tape drifting from tall building, people leaning from windows, large American flag billowing from facade. Panning high angle LS crowds celebrating in streets, confetti drifting from buildings, traffic (including Victorian-era horse carriage coach cab) struggling to pass through congested streets; note the American flag hanging from bldg in BG; folks wave hats, hands, flags.