Alnwick Celebrates Lent Aka Alnwick, Northumberland (1932)

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    Full title reads: "Alnwick, Northumberland. celebrates the advent of Lent with Centuries' old football game." Alnwick, Northumberland. A group of men, led by a man playing Northumbrian pipes, walk through the grounds of what is probably Alnwick Castle. They are handed a football by a man. They continue marching on. They march out of the Castle gates where a small crowd have gathered. A large group of men and women are walking along the road. High angle shot of people walking across field. Large number of men playing what appears to be a very free form and rough game with a football. The ball is forced around what appears to be some form of goal, covered with leaves. A man is wading through a river with the ball. He is being watched from the far bank by a small crowd. He throws the ball and then begins to swim after it. Another man is racing after him in the water. They get the ball to the bank. Sound Track Missing 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:663.36
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    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 11 months ago
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