• Short Summary

    Field Marshal Montgomery introduces more comfortable barrack rooms for boys in the army.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Monty's new army.

    Preston Barracks, Brighton. Sussex.

    Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery introduces reforms into the army. M/S as a company of men parade in the barrack square. C/U as the Sergeant Major gives the order to dismiss. L/S interior shot of the old type of cheerless barrack rooms with men walking in and sitting down on their beds.

    M/S interior of a new barrack room showing men sitting around tables in comfortable chairs. Various shots of John Parsons asking some of the men their opinions of the new barrack room, they are very pleased with it. One of the men takes Parsons into the sitting room where men are reading in easy chairs. C/U of Parsons talks to a Corporal. C/U of a man in bed turning off the light by a switch over the bed.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1414.16
    Media URN:
    46064
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:50:00 / 01:23:17:00
    Canister:
    46/89

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