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  • Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Eton College, Berkshire.

    Full titles read: "ST. ANDREW'S DAY - is always celebrated by the famous Wall Game - which few other than Etonians - understand."

    L/S of large crowds moving slowly forwards. L/S of students were a combination of clothes, most notably cricket jumpers long scarves and flat caps. They walk forward in line. M/S of several students bending down and pushing and scrambling against the side of a tree (it looks a bit like a rugby scrum). M/S of student diving to the ground with a ball next to large wall. Other students sit on the wall and watch the proceedings.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    292.03
    Media URN:
    23402
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:53:00 / 01:04:13:00
    Canister:
    G 934

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