Eton College

Videos of Eton College and old Etonians in the British Pathe film archive. This vast collection contains members of royalty, parliament and notable figures like George Orwell in their school years. As well as historically important clips there are some highly amusing and quaint videos that capture the eccentricities and quirks of the world's most famous boys school.

Eton V Harrow Cricket Match

Eton V Harrow Cricket Match (1919)

Material about traditional cricket match between public schools.

Eton Ball Game

Eton Ball Game (1961)

Students of Eton College playing football with a rugby shaped ball. Good quality.

June 4th At Eton

June 4th At Eton (1914)

Rowing at Eton. Windsor, Berkshire.

Boat Racing

Boat Racing (1914)

Boys from Eton College take part in boat race on River Thames.

Big Splash At Eton

Big Splash At Eton (1934)

Eton steeplechase a great success - boys run across countryside supported by their colleagues.

The King At Eton

The King At Eton

King and Queen attend the service on their visit to Eton College.

Absorbing History

Absorbing History (1926)

Students from Africa visit Windsor Castle and Eton College.

35 Etonian Generals Visit Old College

35 Etonian Generals Visit Old College (1919)

Etonian Generals visit their old school, c. 1919. Windsor, Berkshire.

King Edward VII At Eton

King Edward VII At Eton (1904)

Various boats take place in Eton College rowing regatta attended by King Edward VII.

Eton Field Game

Eton Field Game (1959)

Boys of Eton College are seen playing the 'Field Game'.

Eton Boys Assist 'tommy' To Dig His Allotments

Eton Boys Assist 'tommy' To Dig His Allotments (1918)

Footage of Eton boys digging. Windsor in Berkshire.

One Minute News

One Minute News (1947)

Eton College celebrates its 500th Birthday - Heavyweight wrestling from Harringay Arena.

Home By Plane For The Holidays

Home By Plane For The Holidays (1927)

Mr. Pitman collects his younger brother by plane from Eton.

Hero Airmen Mobbed By Eton Boys AKA Hero Worship

Hero Airmen Mobbed By Eton Boys AKA Hero Worship (1919)

Alcock and Brown leave castle after being knighted. Windsor, Berkshire.

Eton V. Miners At Bishop Auckland

Eton V. Miners At Bishop Auckland (1937)

Unemployed miners from Durham beat Eton College boys at game of football (4-2).

Over Or In

Over Or In

Annual cross country steeplechase race at Eton College.

Eton College Steeplechase

Eton College Steeplechase (1929)

Boys from Eton College must endure the water jump during their steeplechase at Windsor.

Eton College Otc

Eton College Otc (1914)

Duke of Connaught inspects young men of Eton College Officer's Training Corps.

Eton Boys Skating

Eton Boys Skating (1920)

Footage of the Eton boys skating on frozen lake.

Eton Wall Game

Eton Wall Game (1956)

Eton College custom of the 'Wall Game', played on a very cold day.

Eton Wall Game

Eton Wall Game (1930)

St. Andrew's Day at Eton College - Footage of the Eton Wall Game, Berkshire.

Eton & Harrow At Lord's AKA In The Good Old Days

Eton & Harrow At Lord's AKA In The Good Old Days (1913)

Crowds watch Eton and Harrow public schools play match at Lord's Cricket Club.

Lords: Eton V Harrow

Lords: Eton V Harrow (1921)

We are shown the glamorous men and women attending the Eton v Harrow cricket match at Lords.

Society And 'sunshine' Eton V Harrow

Society And 'sunshine' Eton V Harrow (1922)

Eton V. Harrow cricket match at Lords, Middlesex.

News In A Nutshell  Eton V Harrow

News In A Nutshell Eton V Harrow (1936)

News in a Nutshell - Eton v. Harrow cricket.

Eton V Harrow

Eton V Harrow (1930)

Upper class supporters attend the annual Eton V Harrow cricket match.

Eton & Harrow At Lord's  AKA In The Good Old Days

Eton & Harrow At Lord's AKA In The Good Old Days (1913)

Crowds watch Eton and Harrow public schools play match at Lord's Cricket Club.

Eton V Harrow

Eton V Harrow (1930)

Upper class supporters attend the annual Eton V Harrow cricket match.

Eton V Harrow

Eton V Harrow (1930)

Check original record for full description.

Eton And Harrow At Lord's

Eton And Harrow At Lord's (1937)

Annual cricket match between Eton and Harrow at Lord's Cricket Ground.

Princess Margaret Material  - Reel 1

Princess Margaret Material - Reel 1 (1943)

Various shots of Princess Margaret at events in the mid 1940s.

Eton Wall Game

Eton Wall Game

Traditional Eton wall game being played between Collegers and Oppidans.

Eton Wall Game

Eton Wall Game (1929)

Footage of the Eton Wall Game, Berkshire.

Eton Wall Game

Eton Wall Game (1933)

Bizarre but traditional game played annually by boys at Eton College.

Eton Wall Game

Eton Wall Game (1952)

Boys from Eton College play their traditional game - This is what made England great!

Eton Wall Game

Eton Wall Game

Traditional but bizarre game played each year by boys from famous public school.

Floreat Etona

Floreat Etona (1914)

Eton Wall Game played during wartime.

Eton Wall Game

Eton Wall Game (1910)

Bizarre tradition at Eton College - a team ball game played against a wall.

Eton - Thames / Power Boats

Eton - Thames / Power Boats (1960)

Boys of Eton College public school do rowing. Power boating race shows a different speed.

The Playing Fields Of Eton - 1917

The Playing Fields Of Eton - 1917 (1917)

Eton boys give up half holiday to work on the land