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    Item title reads - Over the top again! Sailors, in gas masks, take part in combined Services tournament. Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    M/S of two men fighting with swords, they are dressed in period costume with tights, short breeches and plumed hats. M/S of others fighting in medieval armour with swords and shields. M/S of two men wearing duelling masks, they hit each other with long sticks, one starts cheating by distracting the other then hitting him in the stomach when he isn't looking. They eventually abandon the sticks and start fist fighting on the ground. M/S of men with guns walking between each other and lining up. M/S of the sailors recreating scenes from First World War by putting on their gas masks and going over the top. M/S as they march along wearing their gas masks.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19710
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    416.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:09:00 / 01:03:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1213
    Sort Number:
    G 1213
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure War & Revolution Entertainment & Humour
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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