• Short Summary

    Army carries out tests on its clothes in order to make them more durable. Chatham, Kent.

  • Description

    Army clothing tests.

    Chatham, Kent.

    M/S motorcycles coming round corner towards camera, dummy falls off and cycle goes out of picture leaving dummy lying on road. Two officers run over and kneel to look at the damage. C/U helmet with scratches, hand chalks round two patches. M/S troops crawling over practise battle ground, explosions go off around them. M/S as they crawl over stony ground and through grass. Various shots of explosions as troops crawl past the camera. M/S as they get up and run forward. M/S as troops crawl across poles with explosions going off underneath. C/U troops crawling across poles and jumping over wall. M/S as troops jump over another wall and line up as officers walk forward to inspect their clothes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1381.13
    Media URN:
    45194
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:48:00 / 01:23:51:00
    Canister:
    NP 325

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