Royal Armoured Corps Display 1955

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    Bovingdon.

    R.A.C. (Royal Armoured Corps) demonstration in progress. SV. Pan, World War One British Mark 5 tank driving past mass of VIPs and army officers in background. SV. Various officers watching demonstration. SCU. Pan, Daimler armoured car with six wheels driving over rough ground at speed in agility trials. GV. Centurion and Conqueror tanks in demonstration across rough ground. CU. Pan, Conqueror tank driving towards and over small hillock, & SV. SCU. Pan, Conqueror tank driving towards camera, pan down to CU. of track wheels, pan to back view. SCU. Officers looking through binoculars. GV. Tanks lined up in field ready to open fire. SV. Tank firing. LV. Conqueror tank firing. GV. Explosions, etc. CU. Officers looking through binoculars. SV. Saladin armoured car firing. It fires and the shell can be seen hitting the target. SV. Two guns from tanks firing. SV. Saladin armoured car firing and the shell hits the target. SV. & GV. Smoke screen caused by shells bursting.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    30744
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    523.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:05:00 / 01:32:12:00
    Canister:
    55/39
    Sort Number:
    55/039
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    War & Revolution
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