Flicks of Aberdeen's Territorial Week
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Lord Provost Mitchell and Major Lyon, Chairman of the Territorial Association visit the RE 2B6 Field Company and watch a military display. This clip features shots of a poster publicising Territorial Week out TA headquarters and footage from the visit. It also shows visitors outside a splinter-proof shelter, scenes inside a drill hall, and a model of box girder bridge. The film also features shots of dancing at the TA ball in the Palais de Danse.
Questions & Activities
- Who are the territorials?
- How did their role differ from regular soldiers during the war?
- Who are the people visiting the exhibition?
- Why do you think this exhibition was held?
WWII: the Home Front / Art and Design: Create the posters and advertising slogans to recruit people to different parts of the armed forces, home guard, ARP, etc.
Music: Create music for the film or research music from WWII then add it to the footage using Moviemaker or iMovie.
English / Creative Writing: Write a short story about a romance between a couple who meet at this event, highlighting their hopes and fears for their relationship during the war.
|Resource Rights Holder||National Library of Scotland|
|Genre||Documentary, Local Topical, Newsreel|
|School Subject||History, Social History, English, Music|
|Subject Matter||Community involvement, Citizenship, Education, Creative Writing|
|Who||Ernest Bromberg (filmmaker), Newscine, Aberdeen (cinema)|
|Event||World War II|
|Attributes||Black and White, Silent|