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  • Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary see the Army using their latest Tanks and equipment.

  • Description

    Aldershot, Hampshire.

    Title: "The KING WITH HIS TROOPS sees Mimic Battle in which latest Tanks and rapid bridge building play prominent part".

    King George V with his troops, sees mimic battle and afterwards reviewed troops on Laffan's Plain.

    M/S of a group of officers on a hilltop, some look through binoculars. M/S of a group of officers, their wives and Queen Mary looking at an Army truck.

    M/S of a soldiers floating a temporary bridge over a river, when the bridge is secure the soldiers run across it. M/S of soldiers leading pack donkeys across the bridge, on one of the banks a group of officers observe.

    M/S of a senior officer and Queen Mary inspecting an armoured car. M/S of an armoured car full of soldiers towing two cannons mounted on wheels away from the camera. M/S of soldiers climbing aboard the armoured car, it drives away watched by the Queen and a senior officer.

    M/S of a tank driving across a field. L/S of soldiers constructing a makeshift bridge across a ditch.

    Note: there are no recognisable shots of King George V in this story.

    Note: this story is very similar to another Pathe Gazette story from this year - WHAT THE KING SAW - in G 1092. Please see separate records for details. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    344.06
    Media URN:
    23818
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:56:00 / 01:08:38:00
    Canister:
    G 1093

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