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  • Short Summary

    Pupils at Eton catch the train home for Christmas several days earlier than normal, due to flooding in the area. Berkshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "It's an ill wind etc..." Eton boys "break up" several days earlier this year owing to the floods. Eton, Berkshire.

    M/S of several cars with trunks strapped to the top and interior, they draw up at a railway station. M/S as the boys unload their trunks. M/S as they get on a train, M/S of a guard speaking to some of the boys. M/S of one boy sat on a pile of trunks, he laughs.

    Intertitle - 'who said - "abolish their toppers"?' M/S of a pile of top hats on the ground, the camera pans across to show them being thrown into a big wooden container.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    826.21
    Media URN:
    18991
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:14:00 / 01:33:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1669

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