• Short Summary

    Men of the Territorial Army compete in race from Maidstone to London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Maidstone. 'Terriers' Marathon".

    Maidstone, Kent to London.

    GV Territorial Army teams lined up ready for the start at Mereworth near Maidstone. SV As Liz Frazer waves the first team away. They are team No 3. The 289 Parachute Regiment RHA HQ. Battery. SV The second team No 39 first Battalion London Irish rifles 'A' company. They move off at a trot. GV team marching along lane. SV Team marching past camera. GV Another team. GV Two teams one trotting past the other. GV Team arriving at check-point. SV team move off from check-point. SV Team walking along country lane. GV Land Rover in the chuck wagon competition which started from Aldershot going over rough ground and stopping at check-point. SV The wagon at check-point. GV Another Landrover going over rough ground. GV Another Land Rover bogged down. SV The Land Rover being towed out. LV Pan Another Land Rover going over rough country. GV Team No 12 the 101 corps Engineer Regiment. 22 Field Squadron team 'A' going into park. CU The assault course in Brockwell Park. SV Members of team No 12 going over wall on obstacle course. SV Another team climbing rope rigging. SV Member of team No 1. HQ 44 independent Parachute Brigade. Group going under canvas obstacle. SV Pan the canvas obstacle. SV Member of the team emerging from under canvas. GV Member of a team going along catwalk. SV One of the men throws down his weapon to a team mate and then jumps down onto platform. CU Two officers watching. GV Trafalgar Square where the teams go through a check-point. GV Teams marching through the square. GV Team arriving at the Duke of Yorks Headquarters, Chelsea. GV Parade Square of the Duke of Yorks HQ. One of the teams helping one of their members who is in a state of collapse. GV Stretcher being carried across parade square. SV Nurse. SV As the man on the stretcher is attended to. SV Another man having foot bandaged. GV The captain of team No 1 the HQ 44 Independent Parachute Brigade group walking forward to receive trophy from Earl Alexander. GV Crowd. SV Earl Alexander presenting the trophy. CU Earl Alexander and the Captain of the winning team.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:50:00 / 01:39:39:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The vehicle shown bogged down in the mud and several other scenes is not a Landrover but rather an Austin Champ. Both types of vehicle were used by the Britih military in 1960's but the Champ faded away whereas the Landrover is still used.

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