Thursday, 12 April 2012

More Pathé - Russell Gammage

Thanks to Paul from Oz, who's tip about this next clip led to my wandering around the British Pathé archive a few days ago and unearthing the Portable Battlefield film.

While not as directly soldier related as Paul's previous find, the Marcus Hinton film, this shows Russell Gammage, the proprietor of Rose Miniatures, at work on a figure rather too large a scale to be classed as wargaming.

WOODEN ARMIES

3 comments:

Steve-the-Wargamer said...

See also

http://www.britishpathe.com/video/men-will-be-boys

...01:16 in, I wonder who the two protagonists were??

The Old Metal Detector said...

More importantly Steve, what figures are they using?

Paul said...

The Cavalry I can see are S range & some of the infantry may be Hinchliffe, most i don,t recognize

Paul