Detail

Title ID 8957Collection ID561
Title[Army Camp Scenes; Military Parade]
Date1935
CollectionLockwood Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeWorking Life Seaside
KeywordsArmed Forces Buildings Beaches Beachwear Piers Uniforms
Location
LocalSwanage
RegionalDorset
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionLockwood Family
CameraKenneth Lockwood
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Duration00:02:14:00
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This collection of black and white films features the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment at various off-duty activities including taking a bath and swimming, as well as on parade.

Description

This compilation opens with the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment at a training camp. Several men are seen bathing in tin baths outside their tents wearing conical Chinese style hats.

The second film shows a group of men from the Regiment swimming and relaxing by a pool in the Hotel Grosvener, overlooking the sea front in Swanage, Dorset.

The final film is of the Regiment marching band on parade in Swanage, playing for the public on the pier dressed in full dress uniform.

Stills

[Army Camp Scenes; Military Parade] (1935)