• Short Summary

    Troops practice their displays for the 1931 Military Tattoo.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Rushmoor Arena. The Soldiers' 'Wonder Show'. 1931's Tattoo promises to excel even last year's."

    Rushmoor Arena, Aldershot, Hampshire.

    Display of counter marching by massed military bands.

    Mass display of keep fit / PT with Indian clubs / dumbbells. There is a mock up of an ancient Roman arch in the arena.

    LS of mock combat - lots of musket smoke as troops recreate a battle from (what looks like) Napoleonic times.

    N.B. This looks like rehearsals rather than the Tattoo - their is no crowd watching.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    809.29
    Media URN:
    10620
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:46:00 / 01:46:09:00
    Canister:
    31/48

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment