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How a Man Shall Be Armyd

Synopsis
Shows how a full set of ‘Greenwich’ armour of the 1580’s, weighing 74 pounds and consisting of 222 individual plates, was put on. Uses the setting of Bodiam Castle in Sussex. Combined on one videocassette with MASTERS OF DEFENCE.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1979
Duration
11 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Anthony Wilkinson
Producer
Colin Still
Writer
Colin Still
Contributor
Gary Watson

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
armour; costume; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); swordfighting

Production Company

Name

Corpro

Sponsor

Name

Central Office of Information

Phone
020 7928 2345
Fax
020 7928 5037
Address
Hercules Road
LONDON
SE1 7DU
Notes
Contact: Vince Sannessee
Name

Department of the Environment

Distributor (Sale)

Name

HM Tower of London

Phone
071-480 6358
Address
London
EC3N 4AB

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