• Short Summary

    South African troops on manoeuvres - lots of rifle fire and artillery being moved by horses.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "South Africa. Sons of our Empire! Johannesburg Citizen Army - revelling now in glorious sunshine - hold Summer Manoeuvres."

    Johannesburg, South Africa.

    South African soldiers in pith helmets lie down firing their rifles. They stand up and run across the field. Guns are being fired all around.

    Horse teams move small field artillery around .

    A barrage of small field artillery fired.

    Troops on horse back and pulling field guns ride down a road. A band is playing in the background.

    Troops march down the road - including a bagpipe and drum band in full highland uniform with kilts.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    691.02
    Media URN:
    5304
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:24:00 / 01:03:11:00
    Canister:
    32/98

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