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  • Short Summary

    Army rugby union final: Welsh Guards beat Royal Signals team.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Army rugby final, Aldershot, Hampshire.

    Title reads: "AKC Sports Special by arrangement with Associated British Pathe. Final Army Rugby Union Challenge Cup. 1st Training Regt. Royal Signals (Catterick) v. 1st Battalion Welsh Guards".

    Various shots soldiers with banner walking towards camera. The Guards team runs onto field. C/U Guardsmen spectator. Various shots rugby match, intercut with shots of soldiers in crowd cheering.

    Guards' team wins match. Top shot soldiers mobbing team. Crowd lifts star Guards' player onto their shoulders. Crowd cheering. Presentation of trophy to Guards' team. M/S Guards' team with trophy. M/S Signals with runner-up trophy. C/U Boston pan down to cup.

    Old records give date as 11/03/1953.

    Note: AKC = Army Kinema Corporation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2012.10
    Media URN:
    62365
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:33:00 / 01:30:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 2515 D

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