• Short Summary

    A miniature train is armoured for the war as soldiers use it to patrol Dymchurch in Kent.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Toy" train goes to war.

    Kent.

    M/S of pre-war holiday crowds at Romney and Hythe miniature railway in Dymchurch. M/S of signalman pulling lever, M/S signal changing. M/S guard waving flag. M/S of train disappearing into tunnel as children wave.

    M/S of the miniature train, now fully armoured, leaving the tunnel. M/S of armour plated carriages containing Lewis guns and Ack Ack mountings, soldiers sight along them as they patrol in the train.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1352.01
    Media URN:
    44515
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:16:00 / 01:01:06:00
    Canister:
    44/15

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