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  • Short Summary

    40,000 Fulham football fans sing along to a brass band.

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    Fulham, London.

    Title: "Community Singing's Greatest Triumph. Football crowd of 40, 000 catch 'the singing spirit' and quickly become vast harmonious choir".

    Panning M/S of a brass band playing in a football stadium, they are conducted by a man wearing cricket whites. Panning shot of packed terraces full of football fans singing from song sheets. Low angled shot of the conductor waving his baton. M/S of a section of the crowd singing. C/U of three teenage boys in the crowd singing uproariously, they have rosettes stick to their caps. C/U of the conductor. Panning C/U of a section of the crowd, three women hold their song sheets self-consciously and giggle. Panning shot over part of the crowd, they cheer and wave their song sheets in the air. Edited story finishes 01:15:21.

    After a few seconds of spacing, more footage at 01:15:25. Various shots from an unidentified story of a cross country run, appears to take place in a northern industrial town. Shots are not part of this story, look more like cuts / out takes from another Pathe Gazette story released around this time.

    Note: contains cuts from an unidentified Pathe story - record to be amended at a later date.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:49:00 / 01:15:58:00
    G 1359

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