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Patrol in the Desert
Patrol in the Desert

Patrol in the Desert 1915

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Patrol in the Desert 1915

United Kingdom

Mounted infantry, probably Australian, are deployed on spectacular exercises in the expanses of the Egyptian desert. The heroic shots of massed lines of horses and troops stretching across the sand as far as the eye can see are suggestive of the epic film Lawrence of Arabia, made almost 50 years later. The visual quality of this film is sadly compromised by damage to the original film stock.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Australian Army Cavalry Artillery units Marine rescue Shipwrecks Military training World War I Egypt

Collection

1915 on Film

Released

1915

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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