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  • Short Summary

    Eton boys give up half holiday to work on the land

  • Description

    Eton, Windsor, Berkshire

    Eton boys give up half holiday to work on the land (but they do get to have boat races afterward). Shot of the public school boys of approximate ages between 10 and 16 (?) as they walk past trees & building; toward camera; carrying shovels and rakes and wearing striped caps and grins. The boys all working; digging etc. A schoolmaster walks around supervising. CUs of boys digging.

    Boys wearing shorts, knee socks; white sweaters walking on dock. Group of boys in overcoats standing by the water. Boat races. ('Crew') Long boats carry 7 kids in a row. A couple of shots of the boys working mixed in here with the sports.

    World War One. Work and play. Education. Home front. Children / youth.

    G 418 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1864.20
    Media URN:
    71737
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:18:00 / 01:22:16:00
    Canister:
    ON 042 E

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