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  • Description

    Item title reads - Top hat soccer.

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

    Oxford versus Cambridge in a comic football match.

    C/U of a book with title "Ancient rules of football". C/U's of the teams running out dressed in top hats, pantaloons, jerseys, spats etc. and wearing beards. Various shots of the game in progress, with three balls in play.

    C/U as a gong is struck for half time. C/U's of the players drinking down old English ale and eating pumpkins. Various shots of the second half where players have to walk instead of run. C/U as one of the players receives "artificial respiration" after being knocked out (only a gag).

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46141
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1416.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:46:00 / 01:35:33:00
    Canister:
    46/98
    Sort Number:
    46/098
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Oxford University CITROUILLE
  • Stills

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

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