"All In" Football - Shrovetide Game 1952

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    Atherstone, Warwickshire (or Somerset?)

    Shrovetide game of street football. SV. Milling crowd (for super title) GV. Crowded Atherstone main street. SV. Charlie "Nobby" Wilson ex Spurs and Huddersfield rugby player throws ball to crowd Hands reach up for ball. SV. Two policemen watching. LV. Ball being kicked through street. SV. Crowd racing after ball. MV. Ball being kicked through street pan to B/V. as crowd chase. CU. Call descending as hands grab. SV. People watching from window. LV. Scrummage for ball. SV. Crowd struggling. SV. Long haired boys in struggle. SV. Ball being kicked up street. STV. Milling crowd around ball. CU. Struggling bodies. SV. Two types seated on kerb resting. STV. Struggling crowd. & SCU.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "G.)

    Selected originals exist for this story - see other record

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    01:44:53:00 / 01:45:43:00
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