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  • Short Summary

    Students at Glasgow University take part in good-natured fight with eggs, soot and flour.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 20,000 eggs, soot and flour used in battle by Glasgow University undergraduates at Rectorial Election Rag. Scotland.

    M/S as the camera pans across the students holding their ammunition. L/S as they run across in front of the university and up the street. M/S as they pelt each other with the flour, eggs and soot, some fight with each other. Various shots as they push and throw things, it descends into chaos and they pile on each other. M/S of one boy being carried down the road by fellow students. M/S as they all push to get in the university. Various shots as they carry on fighting outdoors.

    Note: a yellow tinted version exists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    428.22
    Media URN:
    19915
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:31:00 / 01:48:29:00
    Canister:
    G 1237

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