• Short Summary

    Re-enactment of the Battle of Quebec by the Royal Sussex Regiment.

  • Description

    Chichester, Sussex.

    The Royal Sussex Regiment celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Quebec with a re-enactment. M/S of the opening ceremony of the Roussillon Barracks, and unveiling of a plaque by the Duke of Norfolk.
    M/S Soldier puts on a wig. A group of men dressed up in striped shirts as 'sailors' pull along a trailer transformed into a boat full of soldiers. M/S of soldiers in 18th century period outfits marching along with muskets.

    M/S spectators. There are various shots of the advance on both sides, and the skirmish, and the troops charge. One is dressed as an Indian. A soldier fixes a white feather in his hat. After the battle the white plume became part of the Royal Sussex badge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    97.07
    Media URN:
    1075
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1959
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:43:00 / 01:10:33:00
    Canister:
    CP 251

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