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  • Short Summary

    Cavalry troops show off their skills with sword play while mounted.

  • Description

    Full title reads; "Aldershot. In these modern mechanised days - it is refreshing to see the Cavalry are still as skilful with sword and lance as in pre-war days!"

    Aldershot, Hampshire.

    Soldiers on horseback demonstrate their mounted sword drill - leaping fences and stabbing dummies. A soldier rides his horse over jumps and fires his pistol. More soldiers go through their sword and pistol routines while mounted.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    769.11
    Media URN:
    8204
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:40:00 / 01:21:41:00
    Canister:
    31/32

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