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  • Short Summary

    Bizarre but traditional game played annually by boys at Eton College.

  • Description

    Full title (flash frame only) reads: "Eton Wall Game on St. Andrew's Day. This year as strenuous struggle as ever".

    Panning M/S of group of Etonians in woolly caps and scarves, cricket jumpers and shorts. C/U of two older boys in rugby shirts. Panning shot of crowd of friends and family in front of famous Eton College school buildings. M/S of bizarre team game played in front of wall - looks a bit like rugby. Top shot of scrum. M/S of game.

    M/S of line of boys sitting on top of the wall. All wear either striped caps or top hats. Some wave at camera. More top shots of scrum.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    658.26
    Media URN:
    26469
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:13:00 / 01:56:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1351

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