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  • Short Summary

    American footballers playing silly games to celebrate end of sporting season.

  • Description

    US Footballers in training, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads: "After the game is over!"

    Intertitle reads: "There's been a little game of American football and the boys are just oozing high spirits and rough ideas. So kindly sit tight and given them all a chance to join in".

    American high school football players clown around playing wacky games to celebrate end of football season. Various shots teenage boys / young men wrestling on muddy football field.

    Intertitle reads: "Even a tug of war may be improved with a hose pipe -"

    Various shots youths having tug of war, to make things more difficult they are sprayed with water.

    Intertitle reads: "Now, for the grand finale".

    Various shots boys holding out stuffed sacks on sticks, another boy daubs paint onto the sacks.

    Intertitle reads: "Came the charge - (and what a charge!)"

    Various shots sacks on sticks being used as weapons by boys sitting on other boys' shoulders. The boys are divided into two teams, they teams charge towards each other brandishing the weapons like jousting poles.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:25:00 / 01:04:27:00
    ON 376 E

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