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  • Short Summary

    Tank and cavalry in a massive training exercise by the American army.

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    United States of America, U.S.A.

    Title: "Over the Top Again? Thrilling & exclusive pictures of Uncle Sam's Artillery and Tanks in action during manoeuvres".

    L/S of an army camp, taken looking down from the top of steep hill. In the foreground, a soldier plays the bugle beside a tree. L/S, also from top of hill, of loads of teams of horses pulling gun carriages across the field where the camp was. Various panning shots of teams of horses galloping across the field pulling the gun carriages behind them. L/S of soldiers firing a row of cannons, looks like a military exercise taking place on scrubland. L/S of a cannon being fired, two soldiers try to control a horse frightened by the blast.

    M/S of tanks coming over a muddy ridge. L/S of tanks coming towards the camera, in the distance are smoke and explosions. Panning shot of two tanks driving into a cloud of smoke. Point of view shot taken from the turret of a tank, an explosion throws up lots of earth, another creates a cloud of smoke

    Intertitle: "By the Searchlight's glare".

    Night shot of two tanks driving into woodland, the glare of the searchlight illuminates a cloud of smoke.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:11:00 / 01:37:06:00
    G 1294

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