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  • Short Summary

    The eclipse of 1921 is seen at Greenwich Observatory and Pathe gives away pieces of film to watch it through.

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    230.42
    Media URN:
    22204
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:12:00 / 01:47:54:00
    Canister:
    G 762

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