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Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 70 ft; Running time: 1 min
Notes: Summary: "This footage was shot shortly after the capture of Przemysl on June 3, 1915 by the Austro-German army. It has a full match with frame enlargements found in the Dawson collection at the Library of Congress, showing dead Russian soldiers who had been killed by machine gun fire in the woods around Przemysl. You will find one of these frame enlargements as an illustration in the article on Dawson (1885-1967) attached"; see
Film flashes of the European front: The war diary of Albert K. Dawson, 1915–1916
Ron van Dopperen and Cooper C. Graham
Vol. 23, No. 1, Art, Industry, Technology (January 2011), pp. 20-37
(article consists of 18 pages)
Published by: Indiana University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/filmhistory.23.1.20
The footage was used in Dawson's feature film Battles of A Nation, released in the U.S.A. in November 1915."
[Information kindly supplied by Ron van Dopperen, 25/1/2012]
Technical: this film is currently held on the same reel as films IWM 1045a-d, the can is marked as IWM 1045