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  • Short Summary

    New recruits join up with the British Army.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Britain Never Called in Vain! Army recruiting campaign evokes immediate response, but many more are wanted to make up to full strength!"

    London.

    New recruit to the army chats to a sergeant.

    A volunteer is measured and has his eyes checked.

    Two recruits take the oath of allegiance while holding Bibles. When they finish they kiss the Bibles.

    More shots of recruits forming up (in civvies).

    They march down the street from the recruiting centre.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    753.23
    Media URN:
    8115
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:07:00 / 01:35:46:00
    Canister:
    31/2

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