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  • Short Summary

    A look at various guns and cannons from different eras pulled by a variety of animals.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ubique! "Artillery through the ages" - striking pageant for the Royal Tournament. Woolwich, Kent.

    L/S as mounted guards walk in procession past a big building. Other soldiers pull a big cannon on a rope and carry the cannonballs behind it, a military band plays in the background. The soldiers carry signs from various countries, one says "Canada 1870" as more soldiers walk behind it and horses pull another cannon. Two elephants pull a gun carriage behind a sign saying "1879 Afghan War". M/S of cattle walking along. Various shots of cannons and gun carriages being pulled along. Various shots of one cannon, a man looks at it and has something explained.

    Various shots of the horses, cows, elephants and men parading along with a variety of guns and cannons. M/S of a man looking at a cannon. M/S of the parade from behind. M/S of the cannon, M/S as a man walks down looking at the cows. Various shots as horses pull gun carriages.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:48:37 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:47:00 / 01:50:26:00
    G 1191

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