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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers through the ages parade, includes a re-enactment of World War One battle.

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    Wembley Stadium, London.

    Title: "THE SOLDIERS OF THE KING throughout the Ages - part of the thrilling Tattoo at Wembley".

    L/S of a procession of soldiers in period uniforms coming down a large staircase - medieval knights lead the way, followed by Roundheads and Cavaliers, nineteenth century soldiers with tricorne hats and busbies. Panning shots of a group of soldiers from across the ages, including soldiers from World War One. C/U of a section of the group - a Cromwellian soldier stands next to a Red Coat, other soldiers in assorted uniforms surround them. C/U of another section of the group including several Cavaliers. C/U of more soldiers including a Knight from the Crusades.

    L/S of an re-enactment of a World War One battle; soldiers in fatigues stagger through a cloud of smoke. M/S of two soldiers helping their colleague up from the ground where he lies, pretending to be injured.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:36:00 / 01:26:12:00
    G 1116

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