• Short Summary

    Young boys enjoy a visit to an Officers Training Corps camp in Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Strensall. 2,000 O.T.C. cadets in camp for higher and intensive training and insight into modern artillery training ... then a little recreation!"

    Strensall, Yorkshire.

    Pan across tents and groups of Army cadets in camp.

    Shots of boys cleaning boots and sewing uniforms as they sit around.

    Pan across camp.

    Boys stand at edge of field to watch a demonstration of modern motorised artillery. A truck comes across pulling a small field gun. The gun is set up and a round fired.

    Shots of boys boxing in outdoor ring. Their colleagues stand around watching and cheering them on. The tow young boxers really give their all.

    Shots of large group of boys singing 'Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag'. They are conducted by the camp Chaplain.

    N.B. The OTC or Officer Training Corps was an army cadet force mainly set up at British Public schools.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    729.02
    Media URN:
    6546
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:38:00 / 01:02:27:00
    Canister:
    33/63

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