• Short Summary

    War Minister John Profumo tries out the new facilities at new barracks in Chelsea.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Chelsea. Guards New Barracks".

    Chelsea, London.

    GV of the new barracks and barrack square. Angle shot, pan down of the new barracks. SV The Rt. Hon. John Profumo, Secretary of State for War talking to a Regimental Sergeant Major in the barrack square. Angle shot, headquarters first battalion Grenadier Guards.

    SV Pan, as John Profumo walks with officers to the Sergeants' Mess. CU Sergeants' Mess. LV Various types of food displayed on table in Sergeants' Mess. SV John Profumo standing on the edge of the new covered swimming pool, 75 feet by 36, pan to GV of the indoor swimming pool. SV of the indoor swimming pool, showing springboards.

    Angle shot, pan, exterior showing the Officers Sleeping quarters, etc. SV Int: Mr Profumo trying out one of the beds.

    GV Pan, soldiers in dining room. CU First Battalion Grenadier Guards daily menu board. SV Mr Profumo watching cooks preparing food. SV Steamed pudding and large apple pies. SV John Profumo serving out food to a soldier. LV Troops seated in the dining room. CU John Profumo and officers looking on. GV Troops eating at tables in the new dining room.

    GV Pan, as three Grenadier Guards march along past the new barracks wearing khaki uniform and busbies.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:16:00 / 01:48:41:00

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