• Short Summary

    Children look at mechanical toys and cadets in training at West Point Military Academy.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF".

    Various locations of events.

    Various shots of children looking at mechanical toys, displayed at an exhibition by the Mechanical Toy Society. They include music playing monkeys, a monkey coming out of a coconut (cute little boy watches and laughs when it suddenly disappears back inside), a roaring and jumping lion (a little girl backs off and starts to cry) and an elephant walking along with ears flapping. (Location of events unknown.)

    At West Point Military Academy in the United States of America, we see various shots of cadets in training for war. They travel across woodland and countryside on horseback, then jump over fences and charge across a field.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1206.07
    Media URN:
    15714
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:00:00 / 01:13:34:00
    Canister:
    PT 542

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