• Short Summary

    A look behind the scenes at the rehearsal of the Aldershot Tattoo.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Behind the scenes... An Aldershot Cameo. Every year hundreds of thousands of people marvel at the great Tattoo. Here is the first detailed picture of the enormous preparation and work 'behind the scenes'."

    Aldershot, Hampshire.

    Shots of the huge crowd gathered to watch the rehearsal of the Aldershot Tattoo.

    Behind the scenes, men paint scenery, soldiers put on face make-up and costumes for the re-enactment of a battle between Lord Kitchener and the Dervishes. They rush off into position L/Ss of the battle. The Chief Marshall watches the action from his box.

    The Highland Brigade march across the ground to the sound of bagpipes. Others troops assemble 'backstage' before the staging of the pageant of Henry V.

    Demonstration of a 'modern, mechanised battle' with tanks and modern soldiers. Massed bands and all the troops march onto the ground and assemble for the finale.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1616.21
    Media URN:
    51713
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:00:00 / 01:39:04:00
    Canister:
    PSP 812

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