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  • Short Summary

    Eton College's traditional costume carnival and procession of boats.

  • Description

    Eton College, Berkshire.

    Title: "THE GLORIOUS FORTH OF JUNE. Time-honoured procession of boats with oarsmen in picturesque costumes, concludes the school's great carnival".

    C/U of a group of Etonian boys in white britches and boaters, some tip their hats at the cameras. Various panning shots of Etonians posing for the cameras; all wear white britches, some wear tricorne hats or military caps, several hold large bunches of flowers.

    M/S of a group of boys in boaters climbing down from a jetty into a rowing eight, we see them row off down the River Thames. Panning shot from crowds sitting on the banks, to boys in rowing eights racing down the river. L/S of rowing eights racing down river with view of Windsor Castle in the background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    500.16
    Media URN:
    21840
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:46:00 / 01:35:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1300

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