• Short Summary

    Masses of Birmingham people greet Aston Villa returning home with the Cup.

  • Description

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    GV. Coach making its way through the town, road side flanked with people and the FA Cup being held up. CU. Sports placard reading "V" Day. SCU. Track along cheering crowd at roadside. SV. Coach with the Aston Villa footballers standing through the roof with the Cup held high. GV. From coach, road ahead lined by crowds, coach lead by mounted policemen and motorcyclists. SV. Track along crowd waving and cheering. SV. The players standing in coach holding up Cup. GV. Massed crowd waiting outside of Town Hall as camera starts to make way from the coach to the entrance. GV. The coach arriving at entrance. LV. Top view, coach comes to a standstill outside Town Hall. SCU. Waving crowd. GV. Pan from Town Hall balcony showing large crowd looking up. LV. The Mayor is showing the Captain Johnny Dixon onto the balcony, and he is holding the Cup up high as the rest of the team come onto the platform. GV. From balcony, showing massed crowd cheering. CU. Small girl in crowd waving paper flag. CU. Considerably old man looking on. SV. The whole team on platform and Cup being held high. CU. The backs of the players holding the Cup up showing the crowd down below. GV. Massed crowd in the street waving. SCU. The team and the Cup being held high.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene K.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    651.01
    Media URN:
    32755
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:24:00 / 01:01:27:00
    Canister:
    57/38

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