Detail

Title ID 8983Collection ID561
Title[Guildford; Competitive Sports; Marching; Portrait]
Date[ca. 1930s]
CollectionLockwood Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeWartime And Military Working Life
KeywordsArmed Forces Games Men Sport Uniforms
Location
LocalGuildford
RegionalSurrey
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionLockwood Family
CameraKenneth Lockwood
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Duration00:02:09:00
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This edited film show the officers and men from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on base at Stoughton Barracks participating in a sports day event and on parade.

Description

The films open with officers and men from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on base at Stoughton Barracks participating in a sports day event. The men compete in a tug of war and long/short distance races. Ranked officers cheer the men on for the tug of war and support them from the edge of the playing field during the races.

In the next scenes, the group then undertake parades in full uniform with riffles. Portraits of one of the men with his two boys are seen at the end of the film.