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  • Short Summary

    Rugby - England beats Scotland at Twickenham, King George V meets the teams.

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    Twickenham, London.

    Title: "ENGLAND'S RUGBY TRIUMPH. King and record crowd of 42,000 see England - with previous victories over Ireland, France & Wales - defeat Scotland by 19 pts. to nil."

    M/S of the Scottish rugby team posing for a group photograph in front of the spectator stands - the captain holds a bunch of thistles. M/S of the English rugby team posing as a group. M/S of a man in a blazer - the referee? - standing between the team captains, the tower over him. M/S of the English team standing on a line on a pitch, the captain introduces King George V to his team members, they shake hands. M/S of the Scottish captain introducing his team to the King. High angled shot of the pitch as the game is in progress. M/S of the game in action and the scrum. L/S of the crowded terrace - the supporters cheer.

    Note: Another version of this story exists - please refer to ENGLAND'S RUGBY TRIUMPH - also in G 1069. AH 2000.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:26:00 / 01:43:10:00
    G 1069

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