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  • Short Summary

    Teenage boys doing physical training and drilling at orphanage run by Royal Navy.

  • Description

    Royal Navy orphanage for boys at Fishguard, Wales.

    Opens with sequence of 30 or so teenage boys giving a demonstration of synchronised physical fitness exercises in a field. GV of a building with all the orphan boys standing to attention as Navy flag is raised up a training mast (free-standing on field, not on ship). M/S of boys in uniforms standing with rifles on their shoulders. They move the rifles to front position, an adult officer in foreground salutes.

    Youth; teenagers; military; social services.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1662.37
    Media URN:
    70966
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1919
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:14:00 / 01:35:33:00
    Canister:
    ON 005 I

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