• Short Summary

    Eton College celebrates its 500th Birthday - Heavyweight wrestling from Harringay Arena.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "One Minute News".

    Eton college, the famous public school in Berkshire, celebrates its 500th birthday, seven years late, on the 4th June.

    LS General elevated view of the scene in the quadrangle showing visitors and pupils walking about. MS LS Various shots of visitors walking around.

    MS The Princesses Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Margaret Rose and the Earl and Countess of Athlone (Princess Alice) arriving. MS The Princesses chatting to friends.

    VS of parents and teachers wandering around the school.

    London. King Kong Wrestling bouts at Harringay arena.

    LS MS Various shots of King Kong, (aka Tor Johnson) 30 stone wrestler, with various opponents. CU Cut in shots of the audience. MS Empty seats in the arena. CU injured opponent. CU King Kong. MS Kong helps carry his last opponent out of the ring on a stretcher.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1177.22
    Media URN:
    40627
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:00:00 / 01:36:36:00
    Canister:
    47/46

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