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  • Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Eton. Eton College OTC - inspected by HRH the Duke of Connaught.'


    Duke of Connaught, accompanied by military officers and schoolmaster in long black gown and mortar board, walks through gates in grounds of Eton College.

    Several shots of the Duke inspecting young men of the Eton Officer's Training Corps.

    Intertitle reads: 'HRH Prince Leopold of Belgium'.

    M/S of the Duke talking to a young man in a suit on the field, while others stand in the background and cadets march across the field. Duke takes the salute as cadets march past.

    Pan across group of spectators - probably friends and family of the cadets. L/S of cadets on the field giving three cheers and raising their hats in the air.

    Note: these cadets look extremely young. Good for illustrating 'First World War won on the playing fields of Eton...'.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:29:00 / 01:42:54:00
    ON 155 A

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