• Short Summary

    Footage of the Royal Marines in training in Plymouth, Devon.

  • Description

    Commandos for Korea. Plymouth, Devon.

    M/S Commandos running onto parade ground. C/U Sergeant. M?S Commandos being called to attention. M/S Lieutenant Colonel Drysdale saying: "The unit is now formed and ready and the chaps are in good heart. They are leavenings of age and experience and I am confident that they will maintain the reputation of the commandos."

    L/S Commandos crossing river on rope. M/S Men sliding down ropes into straw M/S commando doing death slide down rope. M/Ss of commandos wading across river. M/S commandos jumping ashore. M/S commandos climbing cliff. C/U Sergeant saying: "That's it. Now jump."

    M/S commandos jumping down cliff holding ropes. L/S Commandos jumping down cliff holding ropes. M/S commandos across river on slack rope. L/S following crossing, one falls. M/S of commando falling into river. C/U sergeant saying "You clumsy clot - I don't know." L/S commando climbing out of river.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1486.04
    Media URN:
    48496
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:42:00 / 01:04:48:00
    Canister:
    50/69

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment