Eton Wall Game 1928

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    No title, paperwork reads - Eton Wall Game on St. Andrew's Day this year's as strenuous a struggle as ever. Eton, Berkshire.

    L/S as the students walk along, some are dressed in top hats others in school caps and scarves. M/S of team lined up near the wall. Various shots of them pushing against the wall. L/S of people watching from behind a rope. Various shots of the game as they push and huddle together in a scrum.

    Various shots of the students walking along to the game. M/S as two players put gloves on, the ball is thrown near the wall and they all press to get it. L/S of crowd watching. M/S of people sat on the wall, various shots of the game in progress.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:21:05 to the end of the item.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35467
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    770.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:04:00 / 01:22:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1560
    Sort Number:
    G 1560
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