• Short Summary

    Annual hurling match is played in Cornish village.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BATTLE OF ST. COLUMB".

    St. Columb, Cornwall.

    Long shot of a village scene. Boarding up signs - Barclays Bank sign boarded up. Villagers boarding up windows getting ready for traditional annual hurling match. Several close up shots of the men hammering. Several shots of the boarded up shops. Close up shot of scurrying. Close up shot of a woman and baby in pram. Close up shot of a dog. Close up shot of a chicken. Close up shot of birds. Close up shot of a horse. Several close up shot of cats. Close up shot of a policeman. Girl throws ball. Close up shot of the girl throwing ball. Overhead shot of scramble. Crowd running. Crowd running towards camera. A scuffle. Man running away with ball. Close up shot of ball on ground. Crowd run after it and throw it. Crowd running. More shots of the scuffle and people running around with ball. Old man running away with ball. His name is Sam Quintnell.

    Note: Several sequences are fast forwarded - quite amusing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:22:00 / 01:25:40:00

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