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  • Short Summary

    Children take part in "beating the bounds" ceremony at the Tower of London where they hit the wall with sticks

  • Description

    Item title reads - Historic London. Centuries old ceremony of "Beating the Bounds" of the Tower revived.

    M/S as Beefeaters march along, people watch them and take photographs. M/S as they walk up the steps followed by dignitaries and people carrying long willowy sticks. Various shots as children beat the sticks against the wall. L/S as they all walk along in front of the tower.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    234.03
    Media URN:
    22248
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:47:00 / 01:02:52:00
    Canister:
    G 770

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