• Short Summary

    Militiamen settle down to army life in camps all over the country. At Folkestone, Queen?

  • Description

    Long view Comm. Dill inspecting..militiamen.
    CU Sir John Dill.
    Semi view Dill inspecting militiamen in uniform.
    3 quick CU's of Militia-types.
    Semi view pan conscript with whitewash pail & brush.
    Long, semi & long views of militiamen in uniform marching towards in threes.
    Pan tents & men playing football.
    Semi view happy group at tent.
    Semi view militiamen with whitewash pail & brush walks up to officer & talks.

    Sound Effects.

    Militiaman with whitewash tells officer that he is going to whitewash the Last Post.

    Good Scenes.

    Gen. & semi views Sergeant greeting conscripts in civvies on arrival at Barracks.
    Gen. view & back view militiamen in civvies into Barracks.
    Gen. view N.C.O. talks to militiamen in civvies.
    CU N.C.O. Back view & semi view militiamen in civvies into coach.
    Gen. view coach past.
    Intr. shots in coach...
    Gen. view & semi view of men seated.
    Gen. view militiamen in civvies thru' Barrack gates.
    Semi CU & full CU of Bugler.

    Semi view pan militiamen in civvies going up for meal with plates.
    Semi view intr. men receiving uniforms.
    Semi view pan uniformed militiamen carrying kitbags.
    Semi view uniformed men past.
    Semi view serving out dinner.
    Semi view 3 uniformed militiamen seated outside tent writing home.
    Back view militiamen writing letters.

    Belisha Visits Militiamen.

    Semi view pan Belisha carrying hat.. walks past. Semi view & Full CU Belisha talking to men. Semi view Belisha looking at shoes. [QUERY]

    Military - Active; Royalty; Queen Mary of Great Britain (1867-1953), Mobilization
    Background: Militiamen settle down to army life in camps all over the country. At Folkestone, Queen Mary welcomes new arrivals.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA87G20FLIIW63ODED7MGOQOJ6S
    Media URN:
    VLVA87G20FLIIW63ODED7MGOQOJ6S
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    DEFENCE: First conscripts called up

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