• Short Summary

    The Army provides training in building skills for men about to leave the services.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Catterick. Tommy Learns Good Trade".

    Catterick Barracks, Yorkshire. Army resettlement centre teaches building skills.

    GV British Army officer and other ranks marching into Hipswell Lodge at Catterick. GV interior building course in operating. SV an RAF (Royal Air Force) Sergeant and a soldier fitting a window frame. CU the Sergeant using spirit level up against the side of the frame. SV the Sergeant and the soldier guided by an expert putting supports for the frame.

    CU the RAF Sergeant spreading mortar in preparation for laying a brick. CU man mixing mortar. CU man laying brick with aid of spirit level alongside the window frame.

    SV Army Sergeant beating out chimney apron. SV chimney being fitted. CU chimney apron being put into position.

    SV a soldier from the Royal Signals tightening a wash basin pipe. GV in the carpentry and joinery section. CU man from the Artillery chiselling wood.

    MV the interior decorating department Captain, is putting paste on wallpaper assisted by a Lance Corporal. SV ditto. CU the paper being hung.

    SV man in Civilian clothes saying farewell to Lt Colonel Bevan the Commandant. SV the man in Civilian clothes walking away from camera down drive.

    (Pathe Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:28:00 / 01:49:33:00

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