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    Leigh on Sea (Leigh-on-Sea).

    Former sprinting champion Mcdonald Bailey becomes rugby professional. SV Bailey being massaged. CU Bailey. SV Bailey, pan to trainer. SV Leigh rugby team dressing. CU Bailey pulling on his number 2 shirt, over shoulder pads. CU & SV Bailey putting on boots of his own design. SV floodlit crowd. BV teams taking field. SV front view, teams taking field. LV Leigh attacking. SV play. Bailey in foreground, he muffs a pass, and as they prepare to play ball he takes up position. CU crowd. SV Bailey bringing a man down. SV crowd. STV Bailey running through. SV Bailey grounding ball. SV crowd. CU Bailey in dressing room with team mates after game. Leigh has won the match against Wigan with 11 points to 3.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene D.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    29072
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    132.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:06:00 / 01:33:13:00
    Canister:
    53/98
    Sort Number:
    53/098
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Leigh Lancashire
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. James Wilkinson says

    This is Leigh, Lancashire, not Leigh-on-Sea, Essex!

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