• Short Summary

    New soldiers are trained in Papua, New Guinea.

  • Description

    Papua, New Guinea.

    Title reads 'Royal Papuan Constabulary'. Line of boys blowing trumpets. Various shots of the recruits rifle drill on a wide field in Papua, New Guinea. Men are marching with rifles, they wear national clothes. Some troops wear only white short skirts and army belts over them. More shots of the men at drill. Some very young boys are seen. Various shots of the men training with rifles, having swim in lake, playing. Several shots of the civilians, woman with baby looking at camera. Various shots of the Papuan Constabulary band playing, people listening. They do not seen to enjoy as much, some children start crying. Long shot of the army barracks wit troops marching in foreground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2149.11
    Media URN:
    63830
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:16:00 / 01:46:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 1205 B

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