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  • Short Summary

    Strange 'Wall Game' is played by students at Eton College on St Andrew's Day.

  • Description

    Item title reads - St. Andrew's Day is always celebrated by the famous Wall Game - which few other than Etonians understand. Eton College.

    M/S of the team walking arm in arm in a long line, they are wearing caps and scarves from Eton. M/S as they take their coats and scarves off and hang them on the wall. M/S of people sat on the wall. The team crouches down by the side of it. C/U from top of wall looking down to the players, it is not clear what the aim of this game is but they appear to be pushing each other out of the way whilst trying to stay close to the wall. L/S as they gather round the wall again and then run about a bit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    324.23
    Media URN:
    24126
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:06:00 / 01:26:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1040

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