Detail

Title ID 3054Collection ID797
TitleThomas Atkins puts Best Foot Forward; 12th Infantry Brigade, on 100-mile Economy March from Dover, completes last stage at Arundel
Date31 August 1933
CollectionRoyal Sussex Regiment Collection
Genre/TypeProfessionalNon-fiction
KeywordsArmed Forces Celebrations Roads Transport
Location
LocalArundel Shoreham-by-Sea
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionBritish Movietone
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration1 min. 40 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This newsreel records the 12th Infantry Brigade nearing the end of its economy march from Dover to Arundel. The film includes numerous aerial shots of the Brigade marching along seafront roads, as well as street-level images of it marching through town streets lined with spectators. The country's flagging economy in the early 1930s led to the governent imposing an Economy regime on the army.