Star Item
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Aldershot, Hampshire.

    Title: "The KING WITH HIS TROOPS sees Mimic Battle in which latest Tanks and rapid bridge building play prominent part".

    King George V with his troops, sees mimic battle and afterwards reviewed troops on Laffan's Plain.

    M/S of a group of officers on a hilltop, some look through binoculars. M/S of a group of officers, their wives and Queen Mary looking at an Army truck.

    M/S of a soldiers floating a temporary bridge over a river, when the bridge is secure the soldiers run across it. M/S of soldiers leading pack donkeys across the bridge, on one of the banks a group of officers observe.

    M/S of a senior officer and Queen Mary inspecting an armoured car. M/S of an armoured car full of soldiers towing two cannons mounted on wheels away from the camera. M/S of soldiers climbing aboard the armoured car, it drives away watched by the Queen and a senior officer.

    M/S of a tank driving across a field. L/S of soldiers constructing a makeshift bridge across a ditch.

    Note: there are no recognisable shots of King George V in this story.

    Note: this story is very similar to another Pathe Gazette story from this year - WHAT THE KING SAW - in G 1092. Please see separate records for details. AH 2000.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:56:00 / 01:08:38:00
    G 1093
    Sort Number:
    G 1093
  • Appears in...

    Science & Technology War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
  • Stills

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

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment