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    Item title reads: " "The Battle Of Gower Street". Raiding party from King's college fail to capture University College Mascot "Phineas" in a most hotly contested "battle-rag" years."

    London

    M/S of students with an effigy of 'Phineas' which is stood up by a wall. The flour bomb fight begins, and it looks like a full pitched battle, with flour being hurled and people rushing about. Some form a scrum and others try to run away. A man uses a hose on some of the students, and there is a big rush of people trying to escape into a sideway. Others are seen climbing over railings.

    Note: Exciting scenes witnessed for this student stunt, which looks funny and quirky.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33488
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    704.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:59:00 / 01:49:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1450
    Sort Number:
    G 1450
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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