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    Duplicate copy of item 1464.18 - check for best quality.

    Full title reads: "Arsenal Parade The Cup".

    Cafe Royal and Islington Town Hall, London. Arsenal footballers and fans celebrate their winning of the FA Cup.

    MV Pan dinner in progress at Cafe Royal. SV Anna Neagle and Herbert Wilcox at table. LV Arsenal Captain Joe Mercer standing before mike, guests applauding. SV Cup before mikes. MV Joe Mercer speaking. 'It's nice to win, very nice indeed, but it's a greater feat to lose in a sporting spirit, especially when you're losing such a wonderful trophy as this, and I'm proud of my Merseyside connections and birth. The way those boys took defeat, the way they came up to us and from the bottom of their hearts thanked us and acknowledged that we were the best side on the day.'

    SV pan Mercer leaving Arsenal ground carrying cup. SV Pan Leslie Compton, followed by Denis Compton, leaving ground. MV Alex James leaving Highbury ground. VS of crowds and bus moving through them. MV travel shot Leslie Compton and Mercer holding cup on top of coach. MV Mercer, holding cup walking up Town Hall steps. MV James and other players pan to Mercer and Mayor. MV Mercer speaking 'Ladies and Gentlemen, on behalf of my team I'd like to thank you all for the wonderful reception you have given us, and if we brought honour to the borough we're very thankful indeed'. MV Mercer holding cup aloft.

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    British Pathé
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    01:45:27:00 / 01:47:14:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    This Place in History History Spot Stills Temporary Workspaces: 22.2.2011 19:16 Arsenal History of the FA Cup Arsenal (1950s) sportshub tx 16.5.14 SPORT FANS
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