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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers of the 6th Northumberland Fusiliers take part in a Sports Day.

  • Description

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

    Intertitle: "BATTALION SPORTS. 6th Northumberland Fusiliers ( Territorial ) hold their Camp events".

    L/S of three teams of soldiers running backwards. Each team appears to have pole that they hold between their legs - it looks really funny, like they're holding their privates! L/S of lots of soldiers running, they all dive under a large tarpaulin and scramble to the other side. M/S of a crowd of soldiers, they are watching two men sitting on a pole hitting each other with pillows. One of men falls off, the soldiers watching laugh and help him up. M/S of another pillow fight.

    M/S of an officer presenting prizes to the contestants who stand to attention and salute. M/S of officers relaxing and smoking after the presentation.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:43:00 / 01:40:53:00
    G 699

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