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WWI - Historical Montage: The March of Freedom R1 of 2

Reel Number: 220741-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1914-1940s

Country: France,Germany,USA,USSR


TC Begins: 00:00:09

TC Ends: 00:14:30

Duration: 00:14:21

WWI - Historical Montage Historical recreations re signing of American independence - paintings of early US personages - document Declaration of Independence. Statue Abraham Lincoln - memorial. Veterans parade. Veteran lays flowers on bed where Abraham Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address. Confederate veterans, some in wheelchairs sit round campfire, waving Confederate flags. 00:03:35 European royalty 1914. Military parade in Germany. Kaiser. Newspaper headlines re Kaizer defies Tsar. - Austria Declares War. Tsar Nicholas and family down steps and into carriage. Russian troops march. Headlines re France enters war. Cavalry and troops marching. Headlines re England prepares for war. British troops march past. 00:05:49 Battlefield scenes (staged) explosions, trenches. Tank - aircraft going down - battleship sinking, sailors rescued from water. Submarine warfare - torpedo - ship sinking . 00:08:20 - 1917 America enters war - signed declaration of war - Woodrow Wilson at desk. American troops board transport ships - waving as leaving dock - ship along with New York skyline in background. American troops marching on field - American flag - Battle scenes - firing artillery - trench warfare - explosions 00:10:20 - 1918 Troops celebrate armistice - American flag. Prisoners of War ? Celebrations in streets - soldier kisses young woman. Mass celebrations - symbolic coffin carried by crowd. Crowds celebrating - group n lorry with effigy of German, beating him over head. VIPs into car. Ticker-tape - troops march down avenue in parade. Wilson on board ship. Celebrations in Paris - VIPs in coaches down crowd lined Champs Elysee. Versailles, Peace conference in room of mirrors . 00:12:40 Moscow - Red Square military march past, Stalin on podium. Crowds in Red Square - May Day? Good shot Moscow from across river. Display of religious icons. Mother and child looking at jewel encrusted icons. 00:13:46 Mother leaves baby in nursery - interior factory, women workers. Montage heavy jobs done by women. WW1 History;

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