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Eton Steeplechase Claims Its Victims

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
142
Date Released
22 Feb 1932
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Eton Steeplechase Claims Its Victims
  2. 2Free State in Grip of General Election
  3. 3British Speed King Greets America
  4. 4Duke of York Pays Industrial Call
  5. 5Children Take Law into Their Own Hands
  6. 6Isis Banks Resound to College Cheers

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Eton Steeplechase won by GI Churchill. DESCRIPTION: Famous brook proves stiff obstacles to competitors in exacting ordeal won by CL Churchill [sic]. SHOTLIST: Long shot of start. Runners into distance. Close shot of schoolboys in "toppers" seated in bullrushes watching race. Elevated shot of crowds of boys standing by brook. Runner past same. Jumps into brook. Comes to camera. Winner. Close shot of winner. Elevated view of others attempting to jump brook. All land in same. Come out very wet. Elevated shot of runners standing about in groups.
Keywords
Sport; Education and training; Environment; Athletics; Fashion and costume
Footage sources
Movietone
Card file number
1676
Length of story (in feet)
80
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