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  • Short Summary

    Students put on a rag before opening of new Union club in Newcastle. Amber tinted.

  • Description

    Item title reads - An unofficial opening. University students anticipate official opening of new £40,000 Union Club with great "rag." Newcastle-on-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    M/S as students walk down the street in bright jackets and mortar boards, some have their faces made up to look like clowns. M/S of what looks like a mock coffin with mourners in black by the side, they are followed by angels. M/S as a man is led along on a horse, he is sat on the saddle back to front. M/S as he is followed by more people in fancy dress. L/S as two people step out onto a pier from a boat and greet the students.

    Note: this item is amber tinted, there is a black and white version with the same title and footage on *PM0392*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    392.10
    Media URN:
    25114
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:04:00 / 01:16:50:00
    Canister:
    G 1186

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