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  • Short Summary

    Footage of Eton boys digging. Windsor in Berkshire.

  • Description

    Eton, Windsor, Berkshire.

    World War One; War Work; children; teenagers. Boys from Eton College; one of England's exclusive 'public schools'; pose with pitchforks in a field; pan to left -- the boys wear striped caps. Shot of row of boys digging. CU same. More of same: the boys working with energy; enthusiasm; etc. then posing again with tools. But they don't seem to have dug anything very deep. Volunteer work.

    Cataloguer's note: Some nice footage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1890.07
    Media URN:
    72518
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:50:00 / 01:07:38:00
    Canister:
    ON 085 N

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