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WWI - 1917ca, Recruits & Celebrating: USA & England

Reel Number: 220657-07

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1917,1918

Country: England,United Kingdom,USA

Location: London,New York City,Washington, DC

TC Begins: 00:35:19

TC Ends: 00:42:41

Duration: 00:07:22

WWI - 1917ca, Recruits & Celebrating: USA & England Military Parade in Washington w/ soldiers; military cadets; medic unit. 00:36:13 Mock transport / troop ship w/ sailors on to recruit & sell bonds. Sign: Men wanted for the US Navy, Apply Here. 00:36:27 Civilian volunteers parade. Troops, mounted police; nurses & other women’s units in parade. 00:37:08 Liberty Loan meeting / fundraiser at parade. Cheering from sidelines behind snare drummers. 00:37:26 Military Parade in England. Canada or British troops parade - policeman walking w/ sailors - American flags & American military in parade. 00:38:16 USA - Naval cameraman filming from back of open top car. Street cars passing behind. 00:38:24 USA (?) Military parade w/ sailors; troops; National League of Women’s Service. US Marine Corps w/ floats of USS Huntington; of USS Leviathan; USS Recruit band (3 floats in the shape of naval ships). Posters: “ The Navy Puts ‘em Across “. Sailor painting poster. Sailors putting up “Join the Navy“ wall posters on wooden building. 00:39:59 Automatic rifle instruction - breaking gun down. Gun instruction against submarines. 00:40:28 Following are short cuts: men in tent; Treasury Secretary of William Gibbs speaking to large crowd filling South Lawn w/ White House behind; Statue of Liberty; steel mill & white hot ingot; US Naval band playing on float or stage for fund raising; High Angle / HA women hoeing & harvesting in Victory Gardens. 00:41:06 Women Army Corps on parade, drilling marching & riding horses (brief); Depth charges dropped & exploding at sea from subchaser (GOOD). 00:42:15 HA parade past Madison Square; CU Crowd jostling Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford w/ Douglas Fairbanks waving (hardly seen). WW1 Recruitment; Patriotism; Fundraising; Enthusiasm; Navy; NOTE: Partial or entire sold at per reel rate.

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