• Short Summary

    British tanks keep the notorious bordering territory between India and Afghanistan quiet.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MODERN METHODS - British Tanks keep a ceaseless patrol of the Khyber Pass."

    Khyber Pass, India (Border between India and Afghanistan).

    A line of miniature tanks with solders entering them. They are at Khyber Pass at the border between India and Afghanistan - a territory with constant clashes between bordering peoples. British tanks keep the borders quiet. A soldier waves a flag and line of tanks start moving. They look very light an extremely mobile - very quick. Various shots of line of strange vehicles riding across the bumpy terrain. Close up shot of a man's head appearing from one of them - he wipes his face with a handkerchief.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    781.32
    Media URN:
    8648
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:21:00 / 01:48:36:00
    Canister:
    34/38

Comments (1)

  1. leccy24 says

    Vickers Light tank Mk IIB India Pattern
    Vickers Light Tank Mk IA - with Indian pattern Mitre Cupola (4 built)

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