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Summary: I. Newsreel item on the town of Senlis after the First Battle of the Marne, Western Front, September 1914.
II. Newsreel item on a military parade through the centre of New York, autumn 1914 (?).
III. Newsreel item on the wedding of a British naval officer, probably 1914.
IV. Newsreel item on a Swiss Army parade through the streets of a Swiss city, probably autumn 1914.
Description: The railway station and surrounding area show some damage after being shelled by German guns during the battle.
Soldiers and Marines, led by their bands, march through the centre of the city to the cheers of the watching crowd.
The newly-married couple emerge from the church and pose for the camera. The husband wears the uniform of a Royal Navy commander.
The marchers are wearing the old-style Swiss parade uniform and carry Swiss national flags. Crowds line the streets.
Production Details: Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: United States Army (regiment/service)
United States Marine Corps (regiment/service)
Royal Navy (regiment/service)
Swiss Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: destruction, French military - area: artillery bombardment (object name)
buildings, French - commercial: railway station & [damaged] (object name)
ceremonies, United States - display (object name)
ceremonies, British - customary: wedding (object name)
ceremonies, Swiss - display (object name)
31/3(41) (?) (event)
Senlis, Oise, France (geography)
New York, New York, United States of America (geography)
GB, England (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 97 ft; Running time: 2 mins
Notes: Summary: the title appears on the first item. It is not certain that the remaining items belong to the same newsreel
Technical: this fragment is currently held on the same reel as films IWM 1070b-h, the can is marked as IWM 1070