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  • Short Summary

    The Royal Air Force perform various Drill Displays in preparation for the Royal Tournament.

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    Item title reads - Like One Man! R.A.F. contribution to Royal Tournament will be this magnificent Drill Display. Uxbridge, Middlesex.

    L/S of a row of buglers marching forward, they stop and the leader turns to face them. They pause then start playing. M/S of them from the side. They stop playing, bring the bugles down by their sides and turn. L/S of them marching in formation with their guns. M/S of them marching along. L/S from above as they Drill with their guns. They move behind each other, turn in different directions and march off.

    Airmen in their vests and trousers run along carrying their guns by their side, they stop but carry on running on the spot. The camera pans across to the band. M/S as the camera pans across them lifting their guns behind their heads and touching their toes. The camera pan across drummers to others swinging their guns in the air and pushing them out from their chest. M/S as they run into rank before leaving in rows. They run in between each other. Various shots as they run across the field and perform their Drill. Various shots as Beefeaters and others march along carrying flags, probably from the Empire.

    Note: cuts run from 01:13:10 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:29:00 / 01:16:17:00
    G 1192

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