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Title:ROYAL NAVY FIELD GUN TEAM PROMOTIONAL VIDEO (1998 RE-EDIT) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6738
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Narrated promotional item intercuts members of the three Royal Navy field gun teams (from Portsmouth, Devonport and the Fleet Air Arm) training for the 1995 Royal Tournament Field Gun Run with background information, scenes of Royal Navy life, and with an emphasis on the skills being used in the race. (Re-edited version of 1995 promotional film for use with the 1998 Royal Tournament.)
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations (Navy) (Production sponsor)
Grosvenor Productions (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: None
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: Beta-SP
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 10; Running time: 3 mins
Notes: Summary: the Field Gun Run was a competition paying tribute to the Royal Navy during the Boer War relief of Ladysmith in 1900. A brigade from HMS Powerful hauled the ship's to Ladysmith to help defend the town against Boer attack.
Technical: labelled "Dub".