• Short Summary

    Large scale army, navy and RAF exercise on Dorset coast.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Echoes of Gallipoli - Attacking Troops land on Dorset coast".

    British navy, army and Royal Air Force (RAF) on large scale exercise. Various shots of troops boarding ship, the 'Dorsetshire'. Military equipment (artillery, jeeps etc.) are being loaded onto ship using cranes. Some good shots of soldiers walking up gang plank.

    M/S of horses in stalls on board ship. Panning shot of soldiers on deck. C/U of soldier wearing life jacket. The soldiers disembark onto lifeboats ready for the mock invasion. L/S of soldiers walking out of sea up beach. L/S of aeroplane in flight. More shots soldiers wading ashore.

    L/S of troops marching across countryside. C/U of signaller waving semaphore flag. Various shots of horses pulling heaving artillery moving along country lane. Various shots of soldiers building temporary tracks across beach.

    More shots horse and artillery convoy. Various shots soldiers advancing. M/S two sailors in gas masks. An aeroplane swoops over marching soldiers. L/S of antiaircraft gun being fired. M/S of soldiers in swimsuits carrying bicycles through the sea.

    More shots soldiers on beach and advancing over land on foot, bicycle and horse. Good shot of soldiers firing rifles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:18:00 / 01:53:07:00

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