• Short Summary

    Three Princess among the boys racing at Eton steeplechase.

  • Description

    Eton, Berkshire.

    GV. Entrance to Eton College. GV. Masses of Eton scholars running towards camera dressed in tails. GV. Scholars assembled in field ready for the steeple chase in background can be seen the college. SCU. Prince Richard of Gloucester standing with other boys before the race, he turns away from camera and dives behind other boys. GV. Boys walking across field to assemble for the start. CU. Two Eton scholars. SV. Starter fires gun & the field of runners get away. GV. Massed shot of boys. SV. Pan, Prince Richard of Gloucester, along with four other boys in race. CU. Boys running race, some putting their hands up to camera. SV. Two Eton scholars, one with camera. SV. Boys coming over a two-bar gate and across small bridge. CU. Two boys climbing over gate. SV. Prince Richard running across bridge with other boys. SV. Boys running across field one of them stops, bends down & peers into camera. SV. Boys running across bridge. SV. Boys running toward camera, one hesitates and starts to run, leaping over camera. SV. Boys amongst them is Prince Michael of Kent. LV. Runner approaching water jump, he lands in the ditch followed by another boy who lands in the water beside him. SV. Another boy flying through the air and landing in the water. LV. Above boy climbing out of water, another runner lands in the water beside him, he then scrambles onto the bank and starts running. LV. Boy named Pope crosses the finishing line, he is the winner. CU. Winner, Pope.


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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:58:00 / 01:50:12:00

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