Detail

Title ID 5082Collection ID693
Title[Deal Grand Military Pageant]
Date[ca. 1905]
Genre/TypeProfessionalFilm/Video companyNon-fictionCommemoration
ThemeWartime And Military
KeywordsArmed Forces Pageants Parades Uniforms
Location
LocalDeal
RegionalKent
NationalUnited Kingdom England
Credits
ProductionWarwick Trading Company, London Limited.
ProducerWarwick Trading Company, London Limited.
Format35mm Mixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Duration00:01:36
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A professionally made film of a Royal Marines military pageant at the Royal Marine Depot in Deal.

Description

An early professionally made titled and edited black and white film showing a royal military pageant parade in Deal, Kent.

Main title: 'Deal. Grand Military Pageant by the Royal Marines.
Intertitle: "Flag and Foe". Representation of Marines and troops against whom they fought'. Showing scenes of a long line of men dressed in circa late 1700s-1800s military uniforms and tricorn hats, holding bayonets, pikes and early firearms.

Intertitle: 'Unpacking the Bull'
A pantomime bull fight with matadors, panto horses, bull and Pierrot clowns is watched by spectators.

The military parade continues.

Stills

A black and white still image taken from TID 5082, showing a procession of men dressed in ca 1800's military dress holding pikes, short swords and early firearms, parading for a ceremonial event in Deal, Kent.