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Title:MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT VISIT A BATTLE SCHOOL [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 432/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: MPs from various places including Islington and Dartford visit the 53rd Divisional Battle School at Dean Park, Sevenoaks, Kent.
Description: Major-General Ross with other 53rd Division officers. The MPs being addressed on arrival by Lieutenant-Colonel Ripley, Commander of the Battle School. MPs and officers with a demonstration platoon in the background. A group of MPs watching a platoon on battle drill. Close-up of Major Beaumont. A group of MPs and officers including Lord Winterton (Edward Turnour). The party with a battle course in the background. A demonstration platoon. The party leaving the battle ground after the demonstration. The only two female MPs in the party, Mrs Adamson, MP for Dartford and Mrs Cazalet-Keir, MP for Islington. A group including Sir Charles MacAndrews, Sir Austin Hudson and Charles Emmot. Close-up of Brigadier Turner, Assistant Director Public Relations. The party being conveyed by jeeps and carriers. MPs and officers watching a demonstration on an obstacle course.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Harding, T (Bombardier) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Ross, Robert Knox (person)
Adamson, Janet Laurel (person)
Cazalet-Kier, Thelma (person)
Hudson, Austin Uvedale Morgan (person)
Beaumont, Michael Wentworth (person)
Turnour, Edward (person)
Emmott, Charles Ernest George Campbell (person)
Keywords: Sevenoaks, Kent, England, UK (geography)