THE CUP FINAL - Paramount brings to screen finest ever report from Wembley of game which sets seal on football season, cup final.
TITLE - THE CUP FINAL
WEMBLEY, ENGLAND (MAY 1, 1954) (BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWS - REUTERS)
Wembley, England: GTV Crowds along Olympic Way. SV Pan to BV Supporters in pom-pom hats. STV Crowd. Closer V Ditto. GTV Crowd cheering & waving programmes. Closer V Ditto. SV Teams onto arena. GTV Teams across arena. SV Queen Mother being presented to W.B.A. team. SCU Queen M. being presented to Kennedy. SCU Queen talks to goalkeeper Sanders. LV Queen M. moving across & meeting Preston team. SV Queen M. ditto. SV Referee Luty hand coin to Captain Millard, W.B.A. who tosses, coin, Finney & he look down, Millard scratches head. SV Queen M. & Margaret with Officials, taking seats in Royal Box. GTV Teams lined up for kick-off. TV Kick-off & play. SV Royals in box looking happy. STV Midfield play, pan to ball being passed by W.B.A. to goal area. SCU Ground level play - ball passed to P.N.E. goal, player kicks it back to midfield. CU Royals Margaret talks to Queen M. STV Play in P.N.E. half, pan towards ball being passed, goalie gathers ball & W.B.A. No. 9. Allen tries to get ball from goalie, goalie drops ball, throws himself on it, Allen stands over him, Goalie eventually clears ball away. CU Boy looks on, shouts foul. LV W.B.A. take free-kick pan to P.N.E. player stopping ball & passing towards midfield, Finney, No. 7. P.N.E. gets ball & dribbles with it, ball is passed towards P.N.E. goal. CU Types in crowd, look pleased. +STV Players running after ball towards P.N.E.'s goal, ball is passed away, Allen, No. 9. W.B.A. scores 1st goal, pan to players congratulating.+ Shot Royals in box, people in b-g waving. STV P.N.E. Player passes ball to W.B.A. goal pan to play, No. 11, Morrison, P.N.E. scores 1st goal by heading ball into net., pan to players congratulate. GV Mass crowd & scoreboard 'W.B.A. 1 - PRESTON 1' SCU W.B.A. Player takes oxygen in half-time. CU Apparatus. GV PN.E. kick-off 2nd half.
Closer V Play, Finney gets ball, dribbles right down wing and takes ball over goal-line. SV Crowd. +LV Preston take free kick, which eventually leads to Wayman scoring 2nd goal for P.N.E. which was claimed off-side.+ SV Players congratulate. SCU Queen Mother. SV W.B.A. Players passing. +LV W.B.A. attack, & are awarded a penalty.+ SCU Type in crowd looks scared. +LV Allen scores from penalty for W.B.A. -players congratulate.+ GV Crowd roaring with score at 2-25. GV Play, W.B.A. attack. +Closer V W.B.A. scoring 3rd goal thru Griffin., players congratulate. Closer V Players congratulate. GV Mass crowd waving. LV W.B.A. Players going up for Cup. SCU Captain Millard receiving Cup from Queen Mother. LV Players receiving medals. SCU W.B.A. Captain Millard holding up cup. STV W.B.A. down steps with cup. SCU Queen Mother. SCU P.N.E. including Finney receiving losers medals. Angle V Millard with cup, perched on team's shoulders. GV Crowd. SCU Players (W.B.A.) in dressing room drinking from Cup. SCU Millard ditto.
Sport; Association Football; Royalty; Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain, the Queen Mother (1900- ), Princess Margaret (Rose) of Great Britain, Countess of Snowdon (b. 1930), Self-Reference; Ceremonies - Sport
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