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  • Short Summary

    Exhibition of army equipment on sea front at Dover.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Army Circus comes to Dover, Kent.

    Various shots of outdoor exhibition of army equipment on sea front. Soldiers chat to people and show them the equipment. Various shots of adults and children clambering over tank to look inside. Various shots soldiers giving demonstration to crowd; they set up field guns and machine guns. Various shots Army fire service extinguishing fire in old house - still part of display. Various shots of physical training display. Soldier helps boy try on parachute harness and helmet. More shots exhibition. Various shots army vehicles driving through town.

    According to old records one of the guns seen being set up is the 6 pdr antitank gun. Amongst crowd watching events is E.T. Goodfellow, mayor of Dover. Old records give date is 03/07/1946.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2098.23
    Media URN:
    62989
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:57:00 / 01:52:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 1472 G

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