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
NationalUnited Kingdom England
ProductionWarwick Trading Company, London Limited.
ProducerWarwick Trading Company, London Limited.
Format35mm Mixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


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


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.


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.