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News and Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Boundary - Beating the Tower

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
520
Date Released
22 May 1939
Date submitted
19 May 1939
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1News and Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Do Not Relax Says Secretary for War
  2. 2News and Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Britain’s Day at World’s Fair
  3. 3News and Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Royal Tournament Opened
  4. 4News and Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Boundary - Beating the Tower
  5. 5News and Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Million Dollar Fire in Chicago
  6. 6News and Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Farr Beats Gains
  7. 7News and Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Movietone Presents Moscow’s May Day

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 7
Section Title
News and Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Beating the Bounds at the Tower. DESCRIPTION: The old ceremony of "Beating the Bounds" takes place on Ascension Day at the Tower of London. SHOTLIST: Under the shadow of the Tower and Tower Bridge, choirboys led by the Yeoman - who carries the Axe, march in procession and beat the Bounds of the "Tower Liberty". Neg shot of Tower is very short length.
Keywords
Buildings and structures; Children; Customs and traditions; Religion and belief
Footage sources
Great Britain
Card file number
36775
Credits:
Commentator
Alan Howland
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
34
Story extras:

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