UNEDITED ARCHIVE FILM from WW1 1914 – 1918 Part 2. copyright British Movietone. Support #Fenton498
Why we are protecting Fenton’s memorial to the Great War
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Apparently scene on active service during the great war (World War I). Snow on ground in many shots. 2 soldiers in trench cleaning rifles. HAS of men in trenches firing rifles. Smoke surrounds them and there is snow on ground. Title scratched on leader: “Gas School”. Ls of horizon from trench – explosions on horizon. HAS of men running out of bunker and into trench – they are wearing gas masks. Around a dozen soldiers run out. MS of trench with heavy snow either side. Men run along trench towards camera. LS of smoke rising in “no man’s land” and on horizon viewed from trench. Shelling. LS of men walking through trench – almost out of shot. HAS of soldier in trench fanning smoke / gas…