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  • Short Summary

    The people of Chester-le-Street in Durham play football through the town at the start of Lent.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Chester-le-street, Durham celebrates the advent of Lent with centuries old game of football through the town.

    M/S of the Red Lion Inn with a few men stood in front of it, the camera pans across to some fencing. L/S of a large crowd gathered outside Taylors Chemists, a man throws the football to them from an upstairs window, they move off in pursuit of the ball. L/S as they all run down the street. M/S of one man running through the river with the ball while people stand at the side, he holds it up. M/S as people surround him in an attempt to get the ball.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    378.15
    Media URN:
    24922
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:07:00 / 01:28:13:00
    Canister:
    G 1168

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