• Short Summary

    Footage of soldiers wearing old British uniforms over the centuries. Hythe in Kent.

  • Description

    Old Uniforms and Weapons, Kent.

    C/U Officer shouting at boys. M/S Two men coming out with matchlock harquebus. Soldier firing rifle. M/S Officer shouting orders. M/S One aims at camera with his musket, the other one primes his musket. M/S Officer shouting. M/S the Baker Rifle - One places hat on before lying down. M/S soldier taking aim.

    M/S Two men with the Minie Rifle. M/S Martini Henry and Whitworth Rifles. M/S Man biting charge before ramming it home. M/S other ranks looking on. M/S Lee Metford Rifle, man takes aim. M/S He fires several times using the bolt C/U Officer. Several more shots of old army uniforms and rifles including the Bren and the Sten machine gun

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1601.01
    Media URN:
    51362
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:01:50:00
    Canister:
    NP 471

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