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Tattoo Time

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1576A
Date Released
20 Aug 1959
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Tattoo Time
  2. 2Into the Fairway
  3. 3New Old-Timer
  4. 4Flood Havoc
  5. 5Skipjack Here
  6. 6Athletics

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Tattoo Time. DESCRIPTION: Flashes from the dress rehearsal of the Searchlight Tattoo, at the White City, London. This show is in aid of the Soldiers’ Sailors’ and Airmens’ Families Association. United States Third Air Force Band, performed their intricate routine. A helicopter, landing troops in the stadium, then an advance through a minefield, to lay bridges across a river, defended the Fantasian Army. SHOTLIST: GV bands marching (key). LS band marching and playing. MS small drummer boy. LS horse drawn cavalry display. LS motor cycle display. LS bands marching. Ground level MS same. LS same. Ground level same. MS helicopter hovering. LS same lowering troops. Mock battle - bridge being destroyed. LS tank with bridge attachment. Closer same armoured car over bridge. GV same. GV battle enemy are charged. MS marching of captured enemy.
Keywords
Music and dance; Entertainment and leisure; Vehicles; Aviation; Military
Locations
White City, London
Card file number
77915
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Camera
Godfrey Kenneth Hanshaw
Camera
Len Waldorf
Length of story (in feet)
122
Story extras:

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