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[WWI – German War Film, 1914-1918] R1 of 5
Title: The Crown Prince of Germany w/ some of his family.
08:00:56 Three men & three women walking arm in arm under very large trees; posing. Formally dressed royalty into carriage.
08:01:29 Crown Prince William of Germany & others in formal military dress w/ feathered helmets & swords reviews Army units. Military units in formal dress march past w/ marching band. Unid. European royalty (German?) arrival and review troops – huge feathery hats. Women into carriage & leave w/ footmen on back of carriage.
08:02:50 Unid. officers & civiians at café table.
08:03:08 Three royals or nobility talking outdoors at table.
08:03:40 Older royal (?) couple standing & posing w/ driver & others behind them
08:03:52 General von Hindenburg leaving building, salutes & poses. Talking to driver w/ goggles.
08:04:43 Uniformed men marching past on road, wearing red cross arm bands; carry bundles & w/ rucksacks.
08:04:58 German soldiers w/ spike helmets marching thru Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Cavalry, artillery, and wagon trains move leaving for front. People watching & walking alongside.
08:07:10 German troops getting food & flowers from Red Cross women before boarding train. Boarding. Cavalry riding thru rain-soaked streets of town or city; horse carriages waiting alongside road.
08:09:07 Mosstor Film title: A column of auto-trucks leaving for the…war.
08:09;13 Convoy past w/ flowers garlands, etc. People watching as seen on corner. Staff cars & buses pulling trailers.
08:10:11 Title: Heavy Siege Artillery in action before Antwerp.
08:10:14 Draft horses pulling heavy artillery (9.2″ Howitzer) thru village followed by troops.
08:10:47 Heavy artillery (9.2″ Howitzer) raised & fired from partially dug in positions w/ houses & church beyond.
08:12:05 Title: re scene taken in East Prussia in early days of the war. Men resting (brief) & German infantrymen don packs, march off. Drummers in band; officers on horseback.
08:13:52 Title: Motorcycle brigade gets ready.
08:13:58 Men run to motorcycles, pose beside; climb on & start motors & leave in cloud of dust.
WW1 Germany Army; German Royalty; ca 1914; Fighting;
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