• Short Summary

    Various stories of forces in the news from Sandhurst to Accra.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Forces in the news.

    Sandhurst, Berkshire. M/S as Prime Minister Harold Macmillan walks up onto a dais. L/S Sandhurst Military College with cadets lined up in front. M/S officer cadets. M/S people watching. L/S as they march past in passing out parade. C/U black cadet. M/S's as they march. M/S people watching. M/S as Senior-Under Officer R. M. Gamble marches forward to receive Sword of Honour from Macmillan, they shake hands. C/U Macmillan. M/S officers slowly marching up steps into college. M/S Adjutant on horse, he rides up steps and into grand entrance.

    Intertitle - 'Tidworth' (Wiltshire / Hampshire) C/U Lancer of the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers at Busigny Barracks, camera pans as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother walks onto the parade ground to present her Guidon. M/S two of the troops. L/S Queen Mother presenting bearer with the Guidon. M/S trumpeters of the Lancers. L/S as Guidon bearer stands to attention. C/U one of the Lancers. M/S Queen Mother on the saluting base as the Lancers march past in quick time. Various shots as they march along.

    Intertitle - 'Hants', Middle Wallop, Hampshire. M/S army air corps aeroplanes flying in formation, plane to plane shots of them. Aerial shot of base below. M/S one coming into land. M/S people watching the display. M/S Bristol Bulldog plane from the First World War flying around. M/S people watching. M/S rescue helicopter giving demonstration. M/S helicopters flying. M/S as a skeeter takes off. M/S glider doing aerobatics. L/S parachutists landing.

    Intertitle - 'Accra', Ghana. Various shots of Ghanian police and soldiers waiting to board planes for the Congo. Various shots of trucks, Land Rovers and supplies. M/S as they board plane with kit. Various shots as they line up and get on plane. M/S man sat on ground. M/S plane taxiing.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:45:00 / 01:51:16:00

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