• Short Summary

    WHEN THE BRITISH PLAY "CHIPS WITH EVERYTHING" -- ABOUT LIFE IN A ROYAL AIR FORCE STATION -- OPENS ON BROADWAY, ON TUESDAY, NEW YORK THEATREGOERS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO FAULT THE SCENES WHERE THE ACTORS ARE ON PARADE.

  • Description

    1.
    GV R.S.M. BRITAIN DRILLS TROOPS
    0.22

    2.
    CU R.S.M. BRITAIN
    0.28

    3.
    SV TROOPS MARCHING.
    0.49

    4.
    GV TROOPS.
    1.04

    5.
    SV INTERVIEW WITH S.R.M. BRITAIN, SOF STARTS...": STRATED OFF WHEN..ENDS..NON -- COMMISSIONED, OFFICERS AND MEN.
    1.28


    TRANSCRIPT: R.S.M. BRITTAIN: "I STARTED OFF WHEN I WAS EIGHTEEN OF AGE IN THE SOUTH WALES BORDERERS AND I DID DRILL THERE. THEN I MOVED TO THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS FOR 36 MORE YEARS AND I HAVE BEEN DRILLING PRACTICALLY ON AND OFF ALL MY LIFE. THE LAST TWENTY YEARS AS REGIMENTAL SERGEANT-MAJOR OF COURSE I WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TRAINING OF OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN."




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    Background: WHEN THE BRITISH PLAY "CHIPS WITH EVERYTHING" -- ABOUT LIFE IN A ROYAL AIR FORCE STATION -- OPENS ON BROADWAY, ON TUESDAY, NEW YORK THEATREGOERS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO FAULT THE SCENES WHERE THE ACTORS ARE ON PARADE.

    PRECISION MARCHING IS ONE OF HE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PLAY, AND MAN RESPONSIBLE IS EX-REGIMENTAL SERGEANT-MAJOR RONALD BRITAIN M.B.E. FORMERLY OF THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS.

    BEFORE THE OPENING NIGHT R.S.M. BRITAIN TOOK THE OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE THE CAST, WHO BROUGHT THE PLAY FROM LONDON, A FINAL PARADE IN THE STREET NEAR THE THEATRE.

    CURIOUS PASSERSBY WERE TREATED TO A DISPLAY THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN WORTHY OF THE GUARDS REGIMENT R.S.M. BRITAIN USED TO TRAIN. AFTER THE "PARADE" THE SPOKE TO REPORTERS:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA65WHP4YO90GB4E1BQRI18AUP1
    Media URN:
    VLVA65WHP4YO90GB4E1BQRI18AUP1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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