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    Unissued / unused material.

    Walthamstow, Greater London.

    Walthamstow Avenue Football Club - winners of FA amateurs' cup. C/U man and woman looking at trophy cup in a Public Bar. Various shots people drinking in pub. One man admires photographs of previous Walthamstow Avenue teams hanging on wall.

    Various shots footballer Jim Lewis looking at toys in shop with two small children. Various shots man at desk answering telephone. L/S shops in Walthamstow. M/S Jim Lewis leaving shop.

    Various shots Lewis and players discussing tactics: Lewis moves model players around a fake clothe pitch. C/U player. M/S players in a large bath. M/S player drying himself. M/S masseur testing injured player's leg. C/U Lewis.

    Old records give date as 03/01/1953.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:55:00 / 01:46:09:00
    UN 2516 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2516 D
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
    Walthamstow Avenue walthamstow grandad simmons?
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Comments (1)

  1. scbarbara says

    Could you tell what pub is shown in the film? there is a photo of Walthamstow Avenue Football Club team on the wall and I\'d like to get hold of a copy of it. The photo shows the team with the captain holding a shield between his knees. I am almost sure this is my grandfather - George A. Simmons. the still is 00.18.
    I\'d be most grateful for any help on this.
    Regards, Barbara Simmons

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