Star Item
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Item title reads - The Eclipse - By courtesy of the Astronomer Royal - the Pathe Gazette is able to show how the great eclipse was recorded. Greenwich Observatory

    There is a shot of Greenwich from the rooftops, the dome opens up and the telescope comes out. A man looks through the telescope as the eclipse occurs, we see it reflected onto a piece of paper. A man puts a piece of paper over the image.

    Intertitle reads - '...Free distribution of millions of pieces of Pathe Film enabled everybody to be "Eclipse Gazers".'
    Shots of people looking up at the sky and men wearing boards saying 'Take a piece of film and see the eclipse'. Crowds of people look through the film at the sky.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    22204
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    230.42
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:12:00 / 01:47:54:00
    Canister:
    G 762
    Sort Number:
    G 0762
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Science and sci-fi Solar Eclipse
  • Stills

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

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment