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Summary: I. Belgian Cavalry in training.
II. War damage.
Description: I. 'KING ALBERT'S CAVALRY: Cavalry keeping fit for the time when their service will be required to drive the Hun invader out of Belgium'. The cavalry are seen in action, galloping uphill and across open country.
II. 'RUSSIAN ADVANCE: One of the towns where the Russians have driven back the German invader. Peasants are seen returning to their ruined homes with what remains of their personal effects'. Carts pass down devastated street while two (British ?) men point. Ruined buildings are seen. Shot of children playing outside another ruined building.
Production Details: War Office (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Belgian Army, cavalry (regiment/service)
Keywords: animals, mammals: horse (object name)
training, Belgian military - combat: cavalry (object name)
destruction, Polish military - area (?) (object name)
Poland (?) (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: None
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 119 ft; Running time: 1 min
Notes: Summary: two items out of the five originally compiled for this particular issue. Details of contents derived largely from work by Luke McKernan of the NFTVA, to whom much of the credit must go.