• Short Summary

    U.S. Marine Corps General Shepherd sees Royal Marine Commando training during visit

  • Description

    Plymouth, Devon.

    Lieutenant General Lemuel C. Shepherd, Commandant U.S. Marine Corps visits Plymouth - sees Sir Francis Drake's former home (Buckland Abbey),and views Royal Marine Commando training (Stonehouse barracks.)

    GV. Drake's home (for super title). SV. General Shepherd and party touring Drake's home. SV. Angle shot, coats-of-arms over doorway. SV. General Shepherd and party looking around.

    LV Royal Marine training grounds at Bickleigh Vale . Marines climb over obstacles on assault course. Royal marine Commandos crossing river on ropes. Soldiers run forwards carrying ropes. Standing at the base of a small cliff the Commandos begin to climb.

    S.V. General Shepherd with Lieutenant-Colonel H. D. Fellowes watching. Various shots of the Marines climbing up the rock face. They then abseil back down, one of the marines slips. STV. General Shepherd with other officers, watching marine Commandos crossing river on ropes. CU. General Shepherd. STV one of the marines falls off the rope into the water.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene 'I')

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    6.09
    Media URN:
    26752
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:16:00 / 01:11:34:00
    Canister:
    52/35

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