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THE GREAT AUTUMN MANOEUVRES

The Great Autumn Manoeuvres (1910)

Famous military figures watch manoeuvres on Salisbury Plain.

THE DUKE OF CONNAUGHT AT MANOEUVRES

The Duke Of Connaught At Manoeuvres (1912)

The Duke of Connaught reviews troops at Salisbury.

WOMEN AGRICULTURISTS

Women Agriculturists (1914-1918)

Good footage of women working on a farm: ploughing and shifting parcels of...

NEW ZEALAND PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATES ON SALISBURY PLAIN

New Zealand Parliamentary Delegates On Salisbury Plain (1916)

New Zealand parliamentary delegates...

HISTORICAL PAGEANT AT SALISBURY

Historical Pageant At Salisbury (1919)

Scenes of a Pageant held in Salisbury.

LORD METHUEN  UNVEILS WILTSHIRE MEMORIAL  aka LORD METHELLEN

Lord Methuen Unveils Wiltshire Memorial AKA Lord Methellen (1920)

Lord Methuen, veteran...

 WHO, WHAT, WHERE

Who, What, Where (1920-1939)

Novelty item showing famous people and places.

OTTER HUNTING

Otter Hunting (1921)

Otter hunters walk along the side of the river in Wishford and eventually wade in...

TROOPING THE COLOUR

Trooping The Colour (1922)

1st Battalion Wiltshire Regiment celebrate anniversary of the Battle of...

DIANAS OF THE CHASE

Dianas Of The Chase (1923)

Lady members of South and West Wiltshire Hunt compete in point to point race....

DIANAS OF THE CHASE

Dianas Of The Chase (1923)

Lady members of South and West Wiltshire Hunt compete in point to point race....

BEAUFORT POINT TO POINT

Beaufort Point To Point (1924)

A look at some of the famous Hunt Races.

KING AND QUEEN AT SWINDON

King And Queen At Swindon (1924)

King George V and Queen Mary visit Swindon and the King drives a steam...

GENERAL CONGRIEVE

General Congrieve (1924)

General Congrieve inspects troops from the 3rd division.

GETTING READY FOR THE GRAND MANOEUVRES

Getting Ready For The Grand Manoeuvres (1925)

Improvements in the army include new tanks, tractors...

GETTING READY FOR THE GRAND MANOEUVRES TINTED

Getting Ready For The Grand Manoeuvres Tinted (1925)

Improvements in the army include new tanks,...

IF YOU WOULD HAVE PEACE. ETC.

If You Would Have Peace. Etc. (1925)

The army practice manoeuvres on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire.

OYEZ OYEZ OYEZ

Oyez Oyez Oyez (1925)

18 men take part in the Town Crier Championship in Pewsey, Wiltshire.

THE GUNNERS

The Gunners "Bisley" (1925)

Teams compete for the National Artillery Association's King's Prize on...

HUMAN LOUD SPEAKERS

Human Loud Speakers (1926)

Town Criers' competition.

THE LADIES' RACE

The Ladies' Race (1927)

Horse racing for the ladies, with some still riding side saddle.

PRISON WALLS MAKE COTTAGE HOMES

Prison Walls Make Cottage Homes (1927)

Scenes showing the demolition of an old prison at Devizes.

A GRIM SPECTACLE AND IRON EFFICIENCY

A Grim Spectacle And Iron Efficiency (1927)

Army manoeuvres on the Wiltshire plains with tanks and...

HUMAN LOUD SPEAKERS

Human Loud Speakers (1927)

Crazy scenes in silence of town criers.

DIANA'S AND NIMRODS,  JNR

Diana's And Nimrods, Jnr (1927)

Some young people gain experience of the hunt on horseback on...

ASTONISHING, TERRIFYING AND UNROMANTIC

Astonishing, Terrifying And Unromantic (1928)

King Amanullah of Afghanistan sees a display of army...

THE WARFARE OF THE FUTURE

The Warfare Of The Future (1928)

A demonstration of the latest tanks on Salisbury Plain.

WELL RIDDEN SIR

Well Ridden Sir (1928)

The Duke of Gloucester finishes third on his horse, Jehu, in a race at Salisbury.

A CATHEDRAL WEDDING

A Cathedral Wedding (1928)

Viscount Hambleden marries Lady Patricia Herbert at Salisbury cathedral,...

LIKE A GIANT CHEESE CUTTER

Like A Giant Cheese Cutter (1929)

Wartime hangars on Salisbury Plain are demolished to give clear view...

"Their Aerodrome Their Class Room!" (1930)

A group of pilots from Cambridge University receive some...

A

A "Battle Of Machines" - Shorter Version. (1930)

Tanks and other mechanical transport are used in...

AS ON THE BATTLE FIELDS OF FLANDERS

As On The Battle Fields Of Flanders (1930)

Group of soldiers marching along a country road on...

A

A "Battle Of Machines" - Longer Version. (1930)

Tanks and other mechanical transport are used in...

FIRST

First "All Tank" Manoeuvres AKA Army (1930)

Lots of different types of tank take part in manoeuvres...

THE CHILDREN'S MEET

The Children's Meet (1930)

Young children are brought into the very adult world of the fox hunt.

ARMY OF TODAY

Army Of Today (1930)

Tanks of the British Army on manoeuvres.

INTERNATIONALS

Internationals (1930)

Stable for Polo ponies - various horses are posed for the camera.

DISCOVERING ENGLAND

Discovering England (1930)

The author Mr H. de Vere Stacpoole visits various British beauty spots...

PICTURESQUE SOCIETY WEDDING

Picturesque Society Wedding (1930)

Lady M. Douglas Hamilton marries Mr J. R. Drummond-Hay at Salisbury...

OUR MECHANIZED ARMY

Our Mechanized Army (1930)

British troops show off their new motorised equipment.

THE SAME OLD ...

The Same Old ... "Mud" (1932)

Troops and armoured vehicles take part in manoeuvres on a muddy Salisbury...

SOUTHEND MONSTER CARNIVAL

Southend Monster Carnival (1932)

Carnival scenes from Southend - the Queen of the Carnival is invested...

MARY HAD A LITTLE ... CALF!

Mary Had A Little ... Calf! (1932)

Children are given calves to look after to interest them in...

HILLS OF REMEMBRANCE

Hills Of Remembrance (1932)

Regimental emblems are carved into the hillside at Fovant Downs in...

"Wales ... Wales ... Land Of My Fathers..." AKA Wales Waves (1933)

Troops of the Royal Welsh...

SCRAPBOOK FOR 1933 - reel 2 of 3

Scrapbook For 1933 - Reel 2 Of 3 (1933)

Great film outlining the events of 1933.

TIME TO REMEMBER -  THE TIME OF THE MONSTER  1933  - reel 3

Time To Remember - The Time Of The Monster 1933 - Reel 3 (1933)

Documentary film about events...

MECHANISED MANOEUVRES

Mechanised Manoeuvres (1934)

Two hundred tanks take part in military manoeuvres at Salisbury Plain.

ENGLAND - AUSTRALIA AIR RACE

England - Australia Air Race (1934)

Contestants getting ready for start of England to Australia Air...