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  • Short Summary

    Ceremonial scenes at a bowling green.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "On the World's oldest bowling green (AD 1299). Sir John Russell installs "Sir" W. Day, 1927's winner over 350 year old competition for honour of knighthood of the Green."

    Southampton

    M/S bowlers, wearing dark jackets and white flannel trousers, some carrying umbrellas, some smoking pipes. They line up on the bowling green watched by onlookers. Officials in black suits with top hats and medallions, hanging round their necks, stand in line with Sir W. Day seated. He bows his head to be presented with a medal. The crowd cheer. Men in top hats wave their hats in a three cheer salute.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    690.24
    Media URN:
    33196
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:53:00 / 01:36:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1416

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