• Short Summary

    Soldiers compete in 8th Modern Pentathlon Championships in Aldershot.

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    Full title reads: "Aldershot. Soldiers Contest Is 'All In'".

    Aldershot, Hampshire. VIIIth Modern Pentathlon World Championships.

    SV Soldiers leading string of horses into field for the start of the Pentathlon cross country riding. SV Hudson of Great Britain at the start, army officer with flag in the foreground. CU Army officer flagging down for the start. SV Pan No 38 riding off from the start. SV Pan Facchini of Italy jumping, he breaks down a small barrier and gets thrown from his horse. SV Towards and pan Cobley of Great Britain at the water jump. Angle shot army officer taking notes. SV Tatarinov of Russia at the water jump who came first in the individual riding results. SV Pan Hauzenberger of Switzerland going through the water jump. CU Lt. Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks watching. SV R Berkhan of Germany racing across country.

    GV fencing at the Fox Gymnasium. Fencing - T Hudson and Tarasov of Russia.

    GV Swimming championships in progress. Start of heat CU Lt. PJ Harvey of Great Britain swimming. SV Army personnel watching from balcony. CU Pan Novikov of Russia swimming and turning. SV Pan Tatarinov of Russia swimming and turning. SV Winning heat 10 from RM Stoll of the USA. SV Army personnel applauding. CU Tatarinov getting out of pool. SV Tatarinov congratulating Balczo of Hungary.

    GV Exterior, shooting competition in progress. SV Men lined up in booths, they raise their pistols and fire, pan to targets. CU Army officer looking through glasses. CU Target. BV Liljenvall of Sweden firing. SV Harvey of Great Britain preparing his pistol, he raises it to fire. CU Target. CU Men lined up in booths firing. SV Group of foreign officers watching. SV Army officer checking results on target. SV Russian champion Novikov in centre and Lt. Nordin, Swedish coach on the right with pistol, Lt. Ericson Swedish competitor on left. CU Pistol in the hand of the Swedish coach. CU Champion Novikov.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:01:00 / 01:33:37:00

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