Bank Holiday Music and Fun.
Written by David Croft and Cyril Ornadel.
with Reg Varney, Peter Butterworth, Peter Glover, Geoffrey Robinson, Clive Dunn and others.
A film reminiscence of the last four decades with scenes and personalities of then and now, presented to celebrate the thirty-sixth birthday of Pathe Pictorial.
An Associated British-Pathe Film for television.
Dancers, models, bandleaders, theatre and film stars see themselves on the screen as they were some years ago.
Christopher Mayhew M.P. takes the situation in Communist Vietnam as a test case in considering 'aggression' and 'intervention' as threats to peaceful co-existence.
Film sequences by the BBC Television Film Unit
by the Pipes and Drums of the 1st Bn. the Gordon Highlanders on the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.
The origin of this custom is contained in the Treatise of Military Discipline in its 5th edition, 1743: "The Retreat or Tattoo is generally beat at 10.0 o'clock in summer and at eight o'clock in winter. The Retreat or Tattoo is a signal given to soldiers to retire to their chambers, put out their fire and go to bed. The public houses are at the same time to shut their doors and sell no more liquor that night."
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