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  • Short Summary

    Teams compete for the National Artillery Association's King's Prize on Salisbury Plain.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "The Gunners' Bisley". Champion teams of territorial artillery compete for National Artillery Association's King's Prize. Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire.

    L/S as gun carriages and trucks move across the field. M/S of big guns being fired. M/S as more ammunition is loaded, the back is closed and the gun is fired. Various shots as the gun is fired again.

    Intertitle - 'another Pathe slow motion study reveals that a horse is a graceful........ diver!'

    M/S in slow motion as a brown horse with its rider dives off the top of a platform towards a pool. M/S as a white horse hits the water which splashes everywhere.

    M/S as a gun is pulled along by soldiers, and horses ride past pulling another carriage. M/S as two officers speak to each other. A big gun is loaded up and fired. Various shots of the guns being fired, various shots in slow motion as soldiers load and fire. M/S of the gun carriages pulled by teams of horses. Various shots of guns being loaded and fired again. M/S as the gun carriages are uncoupled, various shots of the ammunition being put in the gun.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:14:11 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:31:00 / 01:22:08:00
    G 1230

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