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  • Short Summary

    Huge crowds attend various opening matches in the football season.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Record crowds attend opening games all over the country.

    Various shots as the teams run onto the football pitch, people watch them from the stands. L/S of the match in progress. L/S of the huge crowds watching as the camera pans over them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    242.04
    Media URN:
    22461
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:43:00 / 01:05:19:00
    Canister:
    G 802

Comments (1)

  1. GeorgeC says

    Match is at Highbury so is likely to be Arsenal v Sheffield United which was opening game of 1921/1922 season on 27 August 1921. Sheffield United (in the stripes) won 2-1.

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