Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. The archive's collections of magic lantern slides, films, videos and associated materials capture the many varied aspects of life, work and creativity from the early days of screen history to the present day and serve as a rich and invaluable historical resource.
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Journey back to the 50s where the boys of Eastbourne College enjoy a jolly good time square bashing, parading, playing rugby and athletics, rowing on the River Ouse and touring.
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We begin with schoolboy cadets marching towards the town centre for a military parade. Throughout the film pupils from Eastbourne College play a variety of sports including rugby, athletics, cross-country running, cricket and rowing on the River Ouse. We join boys on a train leaving Eastbourne station and also on a coach trip. At Eastbourne's seafront large crowds watch the Duke of Edinburgh arrive for a military parade and a fly-past by RAF Meteor jets.