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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of funny football match between anti-aircraft defence men and munitions girls.

  • Description

    Barrage V Shells - anti-aircraft defence play comic football match against munition girls.

    Location of events unknown.

    Opens with shot of some of each team standing together; the girls wearing sweaters and shorts and berets; and the guys dressed in drag; wearing skirts and sweaters and funny top hats - one guy wiggling around in a little dance with one of the girls.

    An Army officer kicks out the ball. GV field with match... a few shots of running around. Shot of one of guys down; with ball on top of him - another guy kicks it off. Pan along row of girls' team; some of them eating fruit or something - generally an attractive bunch of girls.

    See also ON 078 A.

    Sports; slapstick; comedy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1880.10
    Media URN:
    72245
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:50:00 / 01:07:30:00
    Canister:
    ON 076 D

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