• Short Summary

    The shows crowds of people its latest equipment at base in Aldershot, Hampshire.

  • Description

    Army of the sixties. Aldershot in Hampshire.

    L/S Thunderbird missile. L/S A group of missiles. L/S Missile being loaded onto transport. L/S of the complete show, with crowds looking round. L/S Crowds seated. L/S Two helicopters carrying troops. L/S Viscount Watkinson, (Defence Minister with Major General Metcalfe, G.O.C. L/S Troops shinning down ropes from the helicopters. L/S Troops running across the field through smoke screens. C/U Small boy watching. L/S As a mock radar jamming station is blown up.

    M/S People looking up. L/S Paratroops of the 22nd S.A.S. Regiment coming down. M/S Man looking through long telescope. L/S As one of the parachutists lands. L/S Crowd. M/S Two of the parachutists talking together. C/U One of them. L/S The army demonstrating a bridge laying machine. M/S Boys playing on a rope net. M/S Pan as mall boy swings on a rope and lets himself into a net. M/S Pan as another boy does the same. M/S Pan, boy coming down a parachute training slide.

    L/S Crowds of children on a tank. M/S Pan, crowds of children on a tank. C/U Boy looking into the tank. M/S Army officers watching, centre one is Major General Metcalfe. L/S and M/S Another group of boys on a tank. L/S Crowd. L/S the massed bands and drums of the Aldershot District marching past. M/S Tracking shot, drummers leading the band. L/S Tracking shot, the massed bands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1721.11
    Media URN:
    53448
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:33:00 / 01:23:18:00
    Canister:
    62/50

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