• Electric portable lamps in 1917 - how realistic is this depiction?

    15 days ago - By Movies Stack Exchange

    I've just seen "1917" and when Schofield and Blake were in enemy trenches - the rat tripwire scene - they were using some portable lamps.
    My question is - how realistic is this depiction and if it is realistic - what were technical specs of these lamps? They are supposedly electric but I'd be very surprised if they last longer than half an hour.
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  • Electric portable lamps in 1917 - how realistic this depiction is?

    Electric portable lamps in 1917 - how realistic this depiction is?

    15 days ago - By Movies Stack Exchange

    I've just seen "1917" and when Schofield (wow, I've just learnt that it's spelled in seemingly German fashion, but it's actually not German) and Blake were in enemy trenches - the rat tripwire scene - they were using some portable lamps.
    My question is - how realistic is this depiction and if it is realistic - what's are technical feature of such lamps. They are supposedly electric but how long it could last in 1917.
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