200 Year Old Football (1924)

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    Alnwick, Northumberland. Title: "200 Year Old Football. Whole Town joins in Annual Shrove Tuesday Game". M/S of a man in a top hat (the mayor? a local celebrity?) handing a football to one of a group of men, the ceremony is accompanied by a bag piper. M/S of a crowd of men and boys, one of the men kicks the football and they all rush forward. L/S of the anarchic football game; all the village's men chase the ball, they all wear everyday clothes. In the foreground is the goal post (a large arch decorated with greenery ) - various shots show the game centring around it. M/S of a group of children pushing and shoving in front of the camera, a man in the background lifts up a little boy holding the football. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:334.01
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    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5kPAtKVfto
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 10 months ago
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