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  • Short Summary

    Boys from the schools of Eton and Harrow play in a cricket match at Lords. London.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate copy of item 796.09 - check for best quality.

    Item title reads - Eton versus Harrow. Governors, maters, sisters, brothers, sweethearts and chums come in their thousands to see their heroes battle in the public schoolboys' Test. Lords, St. John's Wood. London. (Flash-frame title).

    L/S as the bowling team walks out onto the cricket pitch, two batters follow. L/S of the match. M/S of other boys in top hat and tails applauding. L/S of people watching under parasols. Various shots as they walk about. M/S of one young boy in top hat and tails accompanied by a girl. Various shots as the cricketers walk about with their families. Nice shots which suggest the "poshness" of the event.

    Note: this is the last item on tape 2925. Tape ends at 01:21:34.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2925.16
    Media URN:
    84379
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:03:00 / 01:21:34:00
    Canister:
    G 1624

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