Ypres (1925 film)

Ypres was a 1925 feature-length documentary produced by British Instructional Films, directed by Walter Summers. It was made up entirely of reconstructions of the various Battles of Ypres performed by members of the British armed forces.[1] The following year Summers directed another battle reconstruction Mons.[2]

Directed byWalter Summers
Written byWalter Summers
Distributed byNew Era Films
Release date
October 1925
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles

The film was remastered with a new soundtrack for its DVD release in 2010.[3] The documentary can be viewed in its entirety on the British Pathe website.[4]


  1. "Introduction to Ypres ; britishpathe.co.uk". British Pathé. Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  2. Burton & Chibnall p.425
  3. "Amazon listing; amazon.co.uk". British Pathé. Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  4. "Ypres, 1925; britishpathe.com". British Pathé. Retrieved 20 February 2013.


  • Alan Burton & Steve Chibnall. Historical Dictionary of British Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2013.

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