• Short Summary

    British wheelchair athletes beat French in Paris basketball match.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    Wheelchair athletes basketball match between France and Britain in progress (title super over). SV. Man in crowd watching. GV. An attempt being made to score on the left side but the ball hits the rim and bounces back. TV. A second attempt which scores. GV. Crowd applauding. SV. Play with the ball being passed close quarters and a tussle develops - the ball is then flung clear in an attempt to score but it is a miss. TV. Play moving from left to right with some long passes. SV. Disabled player passing backwards. SV. Spectators. GV. Play on the touch line - the ball appears. TV. A goal being scored. GV. Massed crowd. SV. Cup being handed over to the English captain by boxing champion Hilaire Pratesi.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    587.16
    Media URN:
    31909
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:27:00 / 01:17:10:00
    Canister:
    56/42

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