The eclipse of 1921 is seen at Greenwich Observatory and Pathe gives away pieces of film to watch it through.
Item title reads - The Eclipse - By courtesy of the Astronomer Royal - the Pathe Gazette is able to show how the great eclipse was recorded. Greenwich Observatory
There is a shot of Greenwich from the rooftops, the dome opens up and the telescope comes out. A man looks through the telescope as the eclipse occurs, we see it reflected onto a piece of paper. A man puts a piece of paper over the image.
Intertitle reads - '...Free distribution of millions of pieces of Pathe Film enabled everybody to be "Eclipse Gazers".'
Shots of people looking up at the sky and men wearing boards saying 'Take a piece of film and see the eclipse'. Crowds of people look through the film at the sky.