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    Wembley Stadium, London.

    Football Association (F.A.) Cup Final.

    Title: "The CUP FINAL,1926. Bolton Wanderers meet Manchester City in final and thrilling tussle for Football's most coveted honour ... 'T'Coop'."

    Intertitle: "Manchester City, to full throated cheers of hundred of their supporters, enter Arena first".

    M/S of Man city players running out of the tunnel from the changing rooms, beneath the packed terraces and onto the pitch. Similar shot of Bolton Wanderers players running onto the pitch. Panning L/S of the packed terraces. M/S of King George V and a party of officials walking out of large, more grand tunnel, pan to show spectators standing for the King, some hold their hats to their hearts.

    M/S of the King walking onto the pitch, the crowd behind give three cheers. M/S of the King walking along a line of Man City players, he shakes the hand of each team player. M/S of the King shaking hands with a line of Bolton players. C/U of the King shaking hands with some of the Bolton players. C/U of the King shaking hands with the referees and the grounds men.

    M/S of the team captains shaking hands with each other and the referee. The Bolton captain tosses the coin and wins. High angled L/S of the kick off. Various shots of the football match in action. Various slow motion shots of the Bolton keeper blocking goal attempts. C/U of the Bolton Wanderers keeper.

    Intertitle: "... as was Goodchild (Manchester City)".

    Various shots of the flat cap wearing Goodchild blocking goal attempts. Slow motion M/S, taken from behind the goal, of Goodchild saving goals. C/U of Goodchild beaming at the camera.

    Intertitle: "The Second Half".

    Intertitle: "Manchester City played the better for some time, and might fairly be said to have been unlucky, but Bolton deserved to win for their wonderful rally in the last 15 minutes".

    M/S of the game, a Bolton player dribbles the ball. High angled L/S of the entire pitch while the game is in action. M/S of a scuffle around the ball, one of the Bolton players in knocked to the ground and falls on top of the ball. High angled L/S of the Manchester goal.

    C/U of the King and a row of dignitaries watching the match from the Royal Box. High angled L/S of the match in action. M/S of a section of the crowd cheering and waving their hats. More M/Ss of the game. High angled L/S of the game. M/S of Bolton scoring the winning goal.

    Intertitle: "... and now exactly how it was done (taken by our marvellous 'slow-motion-stop' camera".

    Slow motion M/S, taken from behind the goal, of the ball being passed to the goal scorer, camera freeze frames and then slow motion shot of the ball hitting the back of the net. High angled L/S of the entire pitch as the Bolton fans invade it. High angled shot of the fans surrounding their winning team.

    Intertitle: "The King presented the Cup and medals amidst tremendous enthusiasm".

    M/S of the Bolton players filing past the Royal box, the King presents the captain with the Football Association (F.A.) Cup and the other players with medals. High angled shot of the massively growing crowd on the pitch giving three cheers. High angled shot of the Bolton team going back through the tunnel, one of the players holds up the cup for the supporters in the stands, they cheer wildly.

    Intertitle: "Well played, the Trotters!"

    M/S of the Bolton team sitting and standing in two rows a if they were posing for a group photograph. C/U of one of the Bolton players - probably the goal scorer.

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    British Pathé
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    01:00:01:00 / 01:08:39:00
    G 1288
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    G 1288
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