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  • Short Summary

    Viscount Knutsford attends military display.

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    War and recreation - Viscount Knutsford presides at naval and military display. Stamford Bridge stadium, London.

    War and Recreation. Viscount Knutsford presides at Naval and Military Display. Display held in large arena; with many spectators in stands. Fife and Drum group marches; followed by soldiers marching with rifles and bayonets; but not wearing jackets; just T-shirts. Next; a race is run as in a track meet; the runners rounding curve; toward camera. CU group of 6 or 7 men in uniforms; mostly British Army; but a few others; 2 are writing something. Another race. Cool sort of spooky shot of soldier in FG; facing away toward lots of smoke coming from smoke bombs on the ground; pan left; guys with gas masks and rifles emerge from the smoke; then turn and go back in; while 2 other soldiers stand looking. CU the Viscount talking to Army man. World War One era.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:05:00 / 01:19:10:00
    ON 100 I

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