STK-ID 41203

Yorktown: Silent speed re-enactment of episode in Washington's fight for American independance: American soldiers are close to mutiny, Washington arrives in the nick of time to calm the soldiers. Cornwallis rides from victory to victory, much smoke and activity in woods, Washington bides his time. Cornwallis is told of the arrival of the French fleet, is faced with defeat. British soldiers take part in violent encounters with Washington's army and are defeated. Capitulation ceremonies.


Excerpt from
Chronicles of America
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio