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  • Short Summary

    6th Battalion Grenadier Guards drill on parade ground.

  • Description

    6th Battalion Grenadier Guards.

    London.

    Guards drill in park (looks like Birdcage Walk or Horseguards - SL); practice spearing things with their bayonets. Opens with shot of soldiers poised on one knee holding their rifles with bayonets; iron fence of park in BG; with pedestrians strolling past. They jump up and advance a few steps in a crouching position; then drop again. In FG some are starting up a hill.

    Next; rows of soldiers run toward camera; 1st stabbing some sacks piled on ground; then running and stabbing sacks hanging from a bar; running on past camera. Several rows go through this. Next another attack practice. This time rows of the grenadiers come running jump off a wall and stab the filled sacks. Very fierce.

    Violence. War. Military.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1918.07
    Media URN:
    73297
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:15:00 / 01:04:12:00
    Canister:
    ON 132 J

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