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A Seething Sea of Prisoners

Series

Series Name
War Office Official Topical Budget

Issue

Issue No.
325-2
Date Released
17 Nov 1917
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Notabilties the U-Men and the Men-U
  2. 2A Seething Sea of Prisoners
  3. 3Invasion is Still Possible
  4. 4Inferno of a Barrage
  5. 5Uncrowned King of Greece in London

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 5
Summary
[SUBTITLE]: "The magnitude of the victory on the famous Chemin des Dames is attested by the masses of Boche prisoners the French marched into the cages." German prisoners walking out of a trench. German prisoners-of-war passing a group of watching French soldiers. A French casualty walking along a muddy road. French cavalry, with sabres drawn, leading a column of German prisoners. Long shot looking down on barbed-wire cages filled with prisoners. Pan right to show extent of the cages.
Keywords
Prisoners of war; Military
Length of story (in feet)
57

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Film Archive

Name
Imperial War Museum Film and Video Archive
Email
film@iwm.org.uk
Web
http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/film
Phone
020 7416 5291
Fax
020 7416 5379
Address
Lambeth Road
London SE1 6HZ
Notes
The IWM also preserves the original nitrate film copies for the World War II period of British Paramount News, Gaumont British News and Universal News.
Series held
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Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
For BFI National Archive enquiries:
nonfictioncurators@bfi.org.uk
For commercial/footage reuse enquiries:
footage.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7580 7503
Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
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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