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  • Short Summary

    Scenes at a baseball match in Toronto: Canada v England.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Canada's baseball season opens. Thousands of 'fans' disappointed as 'Stars and Stripes' gain narrowest of victories over 'union Jack' in first and 'needle' game."

    Toronto, Canada

    A man in a top hat, arrives, steps out of a limousine at a stadium. A brass band marches past, followed by both teams. Flags are hoisted up a pole, watched by the teams and the crowds. Side view of stadium terraces with the crowds watching and waving flags and banners. View down onto pitch showing pitcher in baseball circle, and a player running between bass. The batsman is seen dropping the bat and running. Various shots of the game in progress.

    Note: flare on screen.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    682.28
    Media URN:
    33005
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:39:00 / 01:42:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1400

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