• Short Summary

    Annual Candlemas Ball Fight at Jedburgh.

  • Description

    Part of issue QUIET PLEASE.

    Jedburgh, Borders, Scotland.

    L/S of town. Various shots of men boarding up shop windows and covering lamps with baskets. A crowd of young men and boys gathers in the street. A leather ball is thrown into crowd. Various shots of scrummage as boys try to get the ball.

    The game is the traditional, annual Candlemas Ball Fight - two teams from each end of town try to gain possession of the ball.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1572.27
    Media URN:
    50482
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:17:00 / 01:51:32:00
    Canister:
    NSP 416

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