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This Was Yesterday - The American Scene Reel 1

Reel Number: 220898-08

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1910s

Country: Mexico,USA

Location: New York City

TC Begins: 19:15:21

TC Ends: 19:26:57

Duration: 00:11:36

This Was Yesterday - The American Scene Reel 1 City scene - horse wagons and horses slipping on muddy roads. 1915 blizzard - clearing snow off road and city streets with pedestrians holding hats and slipping on ice - Lucky Strike sign in BG. 19:17:31 Mexican border scenes - guard with dog - field with barbed wire - Mexican women crossing border - Mexicans walk inside trenches past border guards. 19:18:17 Guard outside large white Mexican house and Pancho Villa exits with guards. Villa and his men?? Burning railway track after explosion and people outside blown-up train with luggage. Bullet holes in door. 19:19:11 Man sitting on streetlight. Troops parade in New York City. Troops and trucks in Mexico (?). Troops boarding train and kissing goodbye to wives and babies. herds of horses and mules in pens for trains. Tent camp - hanging laundry on line, writing letters, chow outside - soldiers playing games, hopping on one leg, leapfrog, carrying each other on shoulders. General Pershing and officers in camp. Aviators and airplanes. Aerial of desert areas. 19:23:09 Army troops moving up, pack mule convoy. Armoured wagons. Yanks ride off. 19:25:13 Coliseum with barriers. 19:25:27 President Harding. 1916 political convention & parade - Charles Evans Hughes alone and with others -congratulated. Theodore Roosevelt campaigning - woman on horseback give TR bouquet.

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