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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Alnwick".

    Alnwick, Northumberland.

    A football is dropped to the crowd from the ramparts of Alnwick Castle.

    People parade with the ball to the playing area.

    The ball is kicked off for the start of the traditional Shrovetide game of "Football".

    Various shots of the rough and tumble game. People push and shove. Shots of people retrieving the ball from the river.

    MS of the two men who got the ball from the river.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Presumably from 1930s Gazettes. There are several missing stories covering the traditional Shrovetide football game in Alnwick - it is not clear if this is one of those.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    61275
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1905.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:41:00 / 01:27:22:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 8
    Sort Number:
    UNI GAZ 008
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Tyne Sport Overall social 1 Shrove Tuesday ALFIE FOOTBALL
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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