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Mons 1926

91 mins United Kingdom Director. Walter Summers

Stirring reconstruction of the British Army's arrival in France and the desperate retreat of exhausted troops from Mons.

This stirring staging of the British Army's desperate retreat from Mons in 1914 makes it easy to see why British Instructional's battle reconstruction films were so popular with the public in the decade after WWI. They showed the places and people involved in these momentous events that family, friends and participants had been unable to see at the time. Where they couldn't show real veterans or actual locations, these were cleverly re-staged to present specific key incidents.

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Directed by

Walter Summers

Genres

Documentary War

Tags

Victoria Cross World War I Mons

Collection

Cinema of WWI Forgotten Features Unavailable on DVD

Released

1926

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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