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World War I and II films
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TitleWorld War I and II films
Alternative TitleNewfoundland on Film 06; Newfoundlanders at war
SummaryConsists of three films on the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. The first two were shot during World War 1 and are silent. The first film (1st Newfoundland Overseas Regiment. Depot: Newton-on-Ayr, Scotland) shows the men training, a boxing contest between Sergt. J. Williams and Pte. D. Piercey, a wrestling contest between Corpl. A. Hammond and Pte. A. Rendall and other activities. The second film features visits to various spots in Great Britain, regimental turn-out and horse parade and other activities.The third was shot during World War 2 and shows the mail from Newfoundland going to the men in the forestry operations, the field gunners, the 166, the 55th, the men in the navy and the men in the airforce.
SubjectWorld War, 1914-1918--Newfoundland and Labrador
World War, 1939-1945--Newfoundland and Labrador
ContributorsPitt, Robert D. W., 1953- (Host)
Murphy, Tony, 1943-
PublisherMemorial University of Newfoundland. Educational Television Centre.
Associated NameMemorial University of Newfoundland. Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS)
NotesThe first part of the first film shows ends with the words "end of part 2". In the third film the commentary is spoken by Mr. Jack Murphy, assistant Trade Commissioner. All the films are from the collection at the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador. Technical operation Bill Barry, Randy Coffin, Tom Myrick, Nels Squires. VIR Cyril Reid, Peter Miskell. Graphics Stu Moss. Directed by Bob Hyde. Produced by Tony Murphy, Rob Pitt. Music Tickle Harbour.
Catalogue NumberL-1277
TypeMoving Image
Resource TypeVideo
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Media and Data Centre
CollectionMemorial University DELTS Video Collection, pre-1994
SubcollectionAssorted Topics
RightsA division of Educational Technology Production, ©Memorial University 1986.
Viewable OnlineYes
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