• Short Summary

    Traditional ceremony of beating the bounds takes place at Tower of London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: " TOWER TAKES BEATING".

    London.

    General view of Tower of London. Angle shot of the Tower. Beefeater handing out canes to choirboys. Angle shot of choirboys holding canes. Beefeaters marching past camera. Procession headed by beefeater and choirboys with canes. Close up shot of beefeater. Procession moving through archway of Tower. Close up shot of the name 'Tower Hill', pan to choirboys beating wall with canes. Choirboys beating wall with canes. Back view, beefeaters walking up towards Tower. Choirboys walking along with canes to another section. Close up shot of beefeater. Various shots of the choirboys bearing pavement with canes. Close up shot of beefeater turning round. Procession marching back to Tower, Tower bridge in background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1428.22
    Media URN:
    46568
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:51:00 / 01:39:58:00
    Canister:
    48/38

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