• Short Summary

    Artillery on show at Larkhill Military Base in Salisbury, Wiltshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Artillery entertain public.

    Open Day at Larkhill Military Base, Salisbury, Wiltshire.

    Various shots of boys looking at a Howitzer gun, C/U as they look through sites etc. M/S's boy working bofors gun. M/S's Thunderbird missile. L/S crowds watching. M/S as R.A.F. plane flies in low and fires at dummy tanks. M/S as they are hit. M/S Sioux helicopter flying low over jumps at racecourse. M/S Westland helicopter flying very low. M/S rows of cadets watching.

    M/S as an army glider flies over the area. M/S of a Westland Scout helicopter flying in a gunner detachment. C/U of two American officers watching. M/S of the helicopter landing. Soldiers jump off the landing skis as it continues to move. C/U two soldiers running along for attack, (Observation Party of a Commando Light Regiment). M/S shells bursting in the air. M/S troops preparing to unload 105 Howitzer. M/S army officers watching. M/S Howitzer firing. M/S shells bursting. M/S of a tank with 175 millimetre gun. M/S shells bursting. L/S tank firing. M/S's of a robot model plane in air for aerial photography, a parachute opens from tail and it floats down to the ground. C/U two Russian officers watching. M/S of the Honest John Missile about to be fired. M/S pan as it speeds through the air.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:14:00 / 01:13:23:00

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