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  • Short Summary

    Boys at Eton take part in a steeplechase which includes running through a cold stream. Tinted.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Jump it or go into it!" The water jump - was an icy obstacle in this year's Eton Steeplechases. Windsor, Berkshire.

    M/S as one boy jumps into the icy stream followed by another. Various boys run through it and climb out of the other side. One nearly makes it to the side in one jump, most just jump in. People stand at the side and watch. M/S of one muddy boy after the race, he is probably the winner.

    L/S of the boys on the pitch warming up, they all set off as the starting gun is fired. Various shots as they race along. M/S of them warming up, a man walks down the line and inspects their legs. M/S as they get ready and race off. M/S as several boys walk along afterwards. M/S as one picks up his jumper. Various shots as they put their jumpers on again.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:34:24 to the end of the item. The story is mauve tinted, the cuts are black and white.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:13:00 / 01:35:51:00
    G 1172

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