• Short Summary

    Village of Imber, evacuated in 1943 is to be retained by the Army for training purposes.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "IMBER STAYS KHAKI".

    Imber, Wiltshire.

    General view of Imber village in Wiltshire. Several shots of the wrecked farm buildings. Row of houses partly damaged - broken windows. Panning shot showing broken windows in houses caused by explosions. Several shots of the village church at Imber with trees in foreground. Close up shot of the shell hole in battlements of church. Damaged village pub. Close up shot of a sign on building. Damaged buildings. Close up shot of a pump surrounded by bushes. Pathe reporter, John Parsons, walking with Lord Long. Lord Long speaking (natural sound). He fights for return of the village to villagers. Village was evacuated in 1943 and continues to serve as army training ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1426.19
    Media URN:
    46502
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:14:00 / 01:48:19:00
    Canister:
    48/32

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