• Short Summary

    Viscount Montgomery attends christening of new regiment - the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

  • Description

    No title. Two regiments merge into Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, Watchet, Somerset. Monty attends christening of new regiment.

    L/S of the Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers. M/S of Viscount Montgomery (Monty, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery) arriving with another senior officer. Panning shot of the regiment. C/U Monty sitting down. M/S of two soldiers holding the regimental mascot, camera pans to saluting rostrum. C/U regimental mascot (black buck Antelope named Bobby). L/S of the parade. C/U of Monty. L/S of the parade as it marches towards camera and comes to a halt. C/U Monty saluting. L/S saluting base, troops march past, camera zooms into troops as they march past the saluting base. C/U soldiers marching. C/U Monty. C/U soldiers marching. M/S soldiers marching past saluting base camera zooms out to L/S.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2059.38
    Media URN:
    56729
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:19:00 / 01:55:09:00
    Canister:
    68/35

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