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A talk by Steve Roberts 'Analysing the 1916 film 'The Battle of the Somme'
In 1916 Geoffrey Malins and John McDowell filmed the preparation for and early days of the Battle of the Somme. The film was released in British cinemas in August 1916 and in the following weeks it was seen by millions of people. In Canterbury it was screened at the St Georges Theatre in Lower Bridge Street. Running for 77 minutes, the film was …