00:06:50 - 00:08:07
Austrian troops mobilize, MS cheerful men marching down street carrying bags. Different troops marching on wide street, some ride on horse-drawn gun carriages. MS row of Austrian Army (?) trucks decorated w/ foliage, turning corner. MCU staged scene of Austrian soldier about to head off to war - - woman leans out window and pins flower on him, another gives him a chaste kiss. MLS Austrian troops entering the many doors of passenger train. MS troops shoulder guns. Motorcycle unit get off to a running start, pushing their bikes past cam. The Serbians are even more enthusiastic - -positively skipping off to war (close shot toward cam). CU beaming Serb rifleman w/ big beard. LS Russian cavalry riding toward cam. Fade to vs. Belgian refugees on road after German attack. Newspaper boys running down boulevard in Paris handing out papers. CU WAR DECLARED . Placard. High angle MS French Army marching down city street, some civilians walk along. MLS David Lloyd George and King George V. Some British soldiers walking single file over muddy ground; a few French soldiers with them. Western Front montage very grainy shots of guns firing, fields, French troops in trench.