• Short Summary

    The army puts on a display for members of the public in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

  • Description

    Army manoeuvres. Nottinghamshire.

    CU Of soldier. GV Of display ground. SV General Activity around tent. SCU Of soldier pushing children round tank's gun turret. SCU Soldier showing children gun. CU Soldier and children. SCU Children looking at machine gun. SV Boy comes down the death slide. MS as girl comes down death slide. SV Through safety ropes, ditto. SCU Crowd of children watching. SV Helicopter landing with troops for combat display by "E" Bat., 1 R.H.A., and 1st Bat., Grenadier Guards. SV Troops lying on ground. AS Helicopter preparing to land. GV As it lands. SV Ditto as troops get out. SV As they roll onto the ground. AS Helicopter. Pan down to show it lowering a field gun. CU Soldier watching AS Pan down as parachutist lands. Pan across to another one landing. SCU Soldier beckoning on parachutists.

    LS showing parachutists landing. SV As another parachutist lands. CU As he takes parachute off. SV Crowd watching. SV Royal Signals motor cyclists driving onto field. SV Towards cameral ditto. CU Commander Franklin, R.N. SV White helmets criss-crossing. SV As white helmets continue their act. SV As they drive up ramp. CU Deputy Lord Mayor of Nottingham. SV Pan with white helmet as he drives up ramp and over car. SV Another white helmet. SCU Crowd. SV As white helmet rides through flames. SV as two more ride through. SV Crowd watching. SCU Pan round white helmet rides up ramp supported by a go-kart which is being driven. Pan round with go-kart. SCU Of motorbike and sidecar dragging policeman along. SCU Clown on bike. SV Another clown on a penny farthing. SV Of the white helmets forming a pyramid. CU as they drive towards and past camera.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:07:00 / 01:26:29:00

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