• Short Summary

    The army shows of skills on training field in Aldershot, Hampshire.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "ARMY FENCES. - Instructors from Army School of Physical Training, demonstrate skill when practising for Royal Tournament. - Aldershot, Hampshire."

    L/S of the members of the army standing in large field wearing fencing gear. They stand facing each other in pairs. An unseen senior official orders the soldiers to 'attack'. The soldiers oblige by attacking by making several thrusting moves with their swords. M/S of the men attacking each other and standing 'on guard'.

    Intertitle reads: "Sword dancing, develops suppleness and style -"

    L/S's and M/S's of the soldiers performing a kind of folk dance. C/U of soldiers feet dancing on the spot.

    Intertitle reads: "P.T. Pep !"

    L/S of the soldiers running and performing various kinds of gymnastic somersaults. L/S's of several of the soldiers performing hand stands on raised platform and on crash mats.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1012.05
    Media URN:
    36728
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:59:00 / 01:13:53:00
    Canister:
    PT 009

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