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Rare footage of the Gallipoli Campaign shot during World War One. This film was restored by Weta Digital in 2005.

Both original and digitally restored films are held at the Australian War Memorial.

“This film shot by the British war correspondent Ellis Ashmead Bartlett shows scenes at Anzac, Cape Helles and Sulva Bay, and contains written commentaries by Australian historian C E W Bean. There are scenes of British and Australian troops, camps and supplies being unloaded. Each part of the film has a written commentary, first at the beginning of the film and again at the start of the scene. Included in the film are scenes titled ‘Heroes of Gallipoli’.” Australian War Memorial Catalogue Entry; www.awm.gov.au/collection/F00069; 20/01/2014.

The film includes approximately 1 minute of footage of New Zealand soldiers (Wellington Infantry Battalion) at Quinn’s Post (timecodes 03:24:00-04:02:12 & 04:18:14-04:36:24).

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Year 1915

Reference number F26835

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production UNITED KINGDOM

Genre Short

Duration 0:18:00

Production company Alfred Butt, retitled and captioned by C.E.W. Bean for Australian War Memorial

Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington

Credits Cameramen: Ellis Ashmead Bartlett
Cameramen: Ernest Brooks
Re-edited: Charles Bean
Re-titled: Charles Bean

Related Link View With the Dardanelles Expedition: Heroes of Gallipoli

Related Link View With the Dardanelles Expedition: Heroes of Gallipoli [digital restoration by Weta Digital]

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