• Short Summary

    Windsor Castle and Eton College - shot on Eton's Speech Day.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Now for a minute or two down Father Thames, to WINDSOR & ETON".

    Windsor, Berkshire.

    Various shots of the town of Windsor. Good shots of Windsor Castle and Eton College, taken on 4th June, Eton's Speech Day. L/Ss of a cricket match on the school playing field. Eton schoolboys walk about with their parents and then answer to their names in a roll call.

    On the River Thames we see the procession of boats. Two teams of boys in costumes of the time of King George III row upstream and drift back, giving an ancient salute with their oars held upright.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1118.13
    Media URN:
    38955
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:15:00 / 01:26:21:00
    Canister:
    PT 275

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