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Army’s New Gun

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1610A
Date Released
14 Apr 1960
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Dr Verwoerd Shot
  2. 2Scotland V England
  3. 3Birthday Parade
  4. 4Army’s New Gun
  5. 5New By-Pass
  6. 6Limber Up, Girls!

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Army’s New Gun. DESCRIPTION: Dismantled into sections, each of which could be carried by a mule (in mountain warfare), the Army’s new gun can quickly be reassembled. Of Italian design, the 105-millimetre Howitzer is to supplement the 25 pounder. This very useful anti-tank weapon fires a 33 pound shell. SHOTLIST: MLS army troops prepare gun. MS same (3). LS guns assembled. MLS gunners ready. CU officers with loud speaker. MS gun fired. GV target hit. LS guns fired. MLS same (2). MS same. LS same. LS target hit. HAS gun. LS target hit. LS gun. MS soldier adjusts gun. CU gun barrel. MLS gun fires. LS target hit.
Keywords
Weapons; Military
Locations
England
Card file number
79821
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Camera
Michael Samuelson
Length of story (in feet)
78
Story extras:

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