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Kriegseinsatz der Frauen 1915   [Original Title]

Women in Service in 1915   [Title Translation]
Country of Origin: Germany
Year of origin: 1915
Genre: Documentary Film
Locations of shooting: n/a

Director: Oskar Barnack

Female workers are manufacturing grenade detonators on semi-automatic lathes.

Since the 1910s, Oskar Barnack – inventor of the "Leica" – has documented the activities around Wetzlar with his self-constructed camera. He filmed floods and town fairs, medical experiments, sporting events and the company that employed him as a chief engineer: the Optical Works Ernst Leitz in Wetzlar. His films are the cadre of a film archive that gives local history the same importance as the results of major historic events.

Version 1
Language: n/a
Sound: Silent film
Aspect: 1:1,33
Duration: 1 min

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