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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Pirates win Series!'

    The Pittsburgh Pirates win the baseball World Series for the first time in history. Forbes Field, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots baseball pitch and crowd in stands. CU Yogi Berra batting. Elevated MS pitch pan to crowd in stands. LS members of Yankee team running. MS crowd in stand. Elevated LS Billy Virdon's sharp grounder hits Tony Kubek in the throat and knocks him to the ground. Virdon is joined by team-mate Cimoli as they run across to Kubek.

    Elevated shot zoom in to crowd. CU as Dick Groat prepares to bat for the Pirates. Elevated LS play. MS crowd going wild. Zoom as Jim Coates throws to Hal Smith who hits it over the left field wall. Smith's home run also brings in Groat and Clemente. They all congratulate each other. LS zoom into crowd applauding. Various shots play and crowd. CU Bill Mazeroski for the Pirates. Various shots of the game, it is won by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Various shots team going wild.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:04:00 / 01:29:32:00
    UN 3411 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 3411 B
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    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
    US Consumerism
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. lschaef3 says

    The description is incorrect. It was the third time the Pirates won the World Series in their history, not the first. They won in 1909, 1925, 1960, 1971, and 1979.

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