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    Full titles read: '"Greatest of all Rugby Games" - England - before the King and record crowd - by " [remainder of title unreadable - flash frame - will be amended when redone by Arion. Paperwork says England beat Scotland 6-0 to win the Calcutta Cup.]

    Twickenham, Middlesex.

    L/S shows a Scottish bagpipe and drum band marching across the rugby pitch before the match between Scotland and England. M/Ss panning across the English and Scottish rugby teams. C/Us of the two team captains. M/S of King George V standing on the side of the pitch without his hat on (probably while they are playing the national anthem); the huge crowd stand behind with hats off. The King shakes hands with the members of both teams.

    L/S of both teams lined up and facing each other on the pitch as cameramen film them; both teams wave their hands in the air in a 'hip hip hooray' cheer. L/Ss of the enormous crowd in the grandstand. Various shots of the rugby match in play; the England team score a try.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:20:00 / 01:25:55:00
    G 1486
    Sort Number:
    G 1486
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure
    England Rugby Union - ILC Film run out Scotland England Calcutta Cup England Rugby - Interwar Years Post-war England Rugby Games
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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