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British Trench Digging

Series

Series Name
Topical Budget

Issue

Issue No.
249-1
Date Released
31 May 1916
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Children of the Empire
  2. 2Oak Apple Day
  3. 3Drum Head Service
  4. 4City of London Cadets
  5. 5British Trench Digging

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 5
Summary
[SUBTITLE]: "An entrenching party leaving the Camp and moving out through communication trenches to the front line. Building up breastworks and parapets." Men marching along path cut into bare hillside. Men carrying spades and walking along low trench. Rear view as they walk down a higher trench made of sandbags. View from inside trench room as men pass by carrying sandbags.
Keywords
Military
Length of story (in feet)
61

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Phone
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Address
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Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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