Swan Upping 1925

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    Cuts (rushes, out takes) for story SWAN UPPING in G 1209. The original story is currently missing. Paperwork reads - Swan Upping. Annual picturesque custom of marking the swans. On the Thames.

    L/S of a swan and cygnets sailing along the Thames. M/S of two swans and three cygnets, M/S as one dips its head in the river. M/S as men in a boat row near the swans, there is a flag on the back of the boat which says 'Dyers Royalty' with a picture of a swan on it. M/S of the rowers and swans. M/S from the river bank as one man puts a swan back in and it swims away. M/S of men in their boat. M/S of a barge sailing along. M/S of one man holding a swan on the river bank. M/S as another swan and cygnet are pulled out onto the bank.

    Note: these cuts appear to have been transferred twice, see Film ID 414.02 on *PM0414*.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19673
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    414.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:27:00 / 01:03:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1209
    Sort Number:
    G 1209
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