• Short Summary

    Armoured vehicles of all types show their paces - includes new Conqueror tank.

  • Description

    Bovingdon.

    R.A.C. (Royal Armoured Corps) demonstration in progress. SV. Pan, World War One British Mark 5 tank driving past mass of VIPs and army officers in background. SV. Various officers watching demonstration. SCU. Pan, Daimler armoured car with six wheels driving over rough ground at speed in agility trials. GV. Centurion and Conqueror tanks in demonstration across rough ground. CU. Pan, Conqueror tank driving towards and over small hillock, & SV. SCU. Pan, Conqueror tank driving towards camera, pan down to CU. of track wheels, pan to back view. SCU. Officers looking through binoculars. GV. Tanks lined up in field ready to open fire. SV. Tank firing. LV. Conqueror tank firing. GV. Explosions, etc. CU. Officers looking through binoculars. SV. Saladin armoured car firing. It fires and the shell can be seen hitting the target. SV. Two guns from tanks firing. SV. Saladin armoured car firing and the shell hits the target. SV. & GV. Smoke screen caused by shells bursting.

    (Orig.Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    523.24
    Media URN:
    30744
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:05:00 / 01:32:12:00
    Canister:
    55/39

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