• Description

    Note: Unknown location for the events in this item. However, it looks like Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire.

    Full titles read: "ARMY OF TODAY - The 'late unpleasantness' consigned old-time regalia and flashing sword into the limbo of the past. The army of today exists on petrol, oil - and about 30 miles an hour."

    L/S's of numerous tanks driving down picturesque country lane.

    Intertitle reads: "Wireless records every movement."

    L/S of soldiers standing next to a stationary military vehicle. One soldier uses the radio to report their position.

    Intertitle reads: "And when mounted troops spread over the country, always close at hand are the metal monsters."

    L/S's of soldiers on horseback riding over large field. L/S's of several military vehicles moving along track.

    Intertitle reads: "When will the foot slogging infantrymen cease to exist ?"

    L/S of procession of soldiers on horse back riding along country lane singing songs.

    Intertitle reads: "And into the night - the army if today sleeps not."

    L/S of army motorcycle moving down with headlamp on pulling up alongside other vehicles.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:52:00 / 01:23:22:00
    PT 027
    Sort Number:
    PT 027
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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