• Short Summary

    Night-time splendour at Aldershot Tattoo: - Military band marching / then days scenes of "Roman galley" and "roman soldiers"

    (NB caption says introducing some of Gaumont's "famous night photography". - but it is a bit difficult to make out make out exactly what is happening ! )


    87ft Library Number GR 17250

    dated 1931

  • Description

    (GR 17250 - gr 2098 (3) )

    CAPTION - DOING AS THE ROMANS DID
    (day scenes)
    Soldiers dressed in Roman army costume alongside replica galley ships / Officer (in 1931 army uniform) performing launching ceremony by hitting bottle against side of gallery /shop being launched into river/ lake

    CAPTION - THE SEA IS FAR AWAY

    Replica galley being pulled along grass in arena / sails of galley/ ship in water
    Background: Night-time splendour at Aldershot Tattoo: - Military band marching / then days scenes of "Roman galley" and "roman soldiers"

    (NB caption says introducing some of Gaumont's "famous night photography". - but it is a bit difficult to make out make out exactly what is happening ! )

    87ft Library Number GR 17250

    dated 1931

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAADXCTSQVDTKT6E08QAFDBSPZX
    Media URN:
    VLVAADXCTSQVDTKT6E08QAFDBSPZX
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1931
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    ENGLAND: DEFENCE:  Night-time splendour at Aldershot Tattoo preparations/ Roman soldiers and galley being constructed

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