• Short Summary

    An item about the maintenance of giant regimental badges carved in the chalk hills of Wiltshire.

  • Description

    Fovant, Wiltshire.

    M/S men outside a pub, 'The Pembroke Arms', Leslie Bradford helps Art Tissard strap a tank of weed killer to his back. C/U of two men - one holds a hoe. C/U of Art. Men depart from pub carrying gardening implements. Various shots men walking through village, they walk past graves of First World War soldiers.

    L/S men walking over field with chalk hill in distance. C/U feet trudging up hill. Various shots of men digging in side of hill - members of Fovant Badges Association (Leslie is secretary) - restoring chalk badges carved by soldiers stationed here in past. C/U of fork driving into chalk. Various C/Us of gardeners at work, including Art spraying weed killer on the chalk.

    Panning shot across hills showing various regimental badges. Various L/Ss of badges, including badge shaped like Australia.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    231.04
    Media URN:
    3228
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:52:00 / 01:09:29:00
    Canister:
    CP 450

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