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Royal Tournament


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
3 Aug 1975
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Underground at the Airport
  2. 2Marines Go Abseiling
  3. 3Royal Tournament


Story No. within this Issue
3 / 3
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Royal Tournament. DESCRIPTION: The Combined Armed Services put on the annual display at Earls Court. This year’s Grand Finale - the Retreat from Moscow set to Tschaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. SHOTLIST: GV Operation Polar Bear in action, Commandos abseiling down wall in various ways. SV Commando coming down on pulley. SV pan Commandos driving a Snocat. SV scorpion tank moving into position to give support fire. SV Commandos abseiling down wall on pulleys etc. SV Commandos running for cover. SV Commandos kneeling & firing. FV Marine band of the Netherlands marching out. CU burning torches pan down to bearer. GV band marching. SV torch bearers marching time. GV ditto moving position. GV whole band marching time. CU torch bearers. GV band. SV ditto fade out. GV inter port field gun race in progress. SV pan 2 men coming over with wheels on the pulley. GV race in progress. SV box carriage being carried over on pulley. LV ditto (race between Davenport & Fleet Air Arm). SV barrel about to be taken over but it flips to ground and man dodges. SV men pulling rope for pulley falling over. GV race in progress. CU Air Arm team by gun. GV both teams by guns. SV men kneeling in line after race. GV RAF police dog display in progress, dog walks across two lengths of rope strung between two platforms. SV ditto trainer egging him along. CU fire hoops being hit. SV police dogs jumping through them. GV Pipes & Drums of Australian State Police Force. SV drummers marching. TV pipers marching. GV band. TV audience. GV band in formation with dancers. FV two pipers. SV dancers. SV dancers dancing still. GV band & dancers, whip pan. GV grande finale, the 1812 Overture. TV two Marines marching toward each other. SV ditto the band behind. GV as Cossacks ride out with flags round armies. TV armies & bands with Cossacks riding round. CU flag bearer. GV armies & band in grand finale.
Music and dance; Entertainment and leisure; Vehicles; Displays; Weapons; Aviation; Competitions; Navy; Animals; Military
Earls Court
Card file number
Denis White
Leonard Martin
Norman Fisher
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