• Short Summary

    A look at army food and their cooks in training.

  • Description

    Item title reads - An army marches on its - eats!

    M/S as soldiers are given food out of the back of a van, M/S as they eat it. M/S of outdoor ovens at Aldershot, Hampshire. M/S of roasts brought out and placed on table. M/S of sergeant having taste from pot. Various shots of petrol cookers. M/S of trainee army cooks having their hands inspected. M/S as meat is cut up into joints while cooks take notes on correct way to do this. M/S as they put food in an oven. Puddings are taken and turned out onto plates. Various shots of lots of food on the table.

    M/S as one cook ices a cake. M/S of a boar's head. M/S as sausages are made and squeezed out of a machine. M/S as left overs are ground up. M/S as meat is carved from joint. M/S of display of meats and pies. M/S of the food being carried out and dished onto a plate. M/S as the soldiers sit around a table, one man holds his thumbs up to the chef. M/S of big potato lifted to a mouth. C/U of one of the chefs winking at the camera.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:27:00 / 01:48:47:00
    PT 322

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