• Short Summary

    The King's Horsemen prepare themselves and their horses for the Tidworth Tattoo.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE KING'S HORSEMEN ! - A Tattoo highlight from Tidworth [Note: unsure of the county]."

    M/S of military guards (The Royal Scots Greys) climbing out of their beds early in the morning. L/S's and M/S's of the soldiers brushing and grooming their horse outside the stables. M/S's of the horses and riders jumping over fences and hedges in a training session.

    M/S's of the Dragoons in full military uniform including busbys. Various shots of the of the soldiers demonstrating their riding skills at the tattoo. The narrator informs us of their famous involvement at Waterloo and their "immortal charge at Balaclava."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1086.09
    Media URN:
    37576
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:50:00 / 01:17:10:00
    Canister:
    PT 175

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