• Short Summary

    Crowds outside White Hart Lane, Fulham in training, comedian Tommy Trinder interviewed.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Football at fever pitch".

    Football Fever heightens at Tottenham and Fulham, London.

    Various shots crowds waiting outside White Hart Lane. C/U eccentric character carrying banner which says "Thy Doom is Nigh Benfica". More shots crowds. C/U sign advertising hot snacks and tea. M/S police at the gates of grounds with the crowds on the other sides. Man takes padlock off the gates. Crowds surge through.

    Various shots Fulham team training on the Bank of England sports ground at The Roehampton. The team sprint towards the camera, they turn and start to race back. M/S shooting practise in progress: footballer Eddie Lowe has the ball. M/S from behind the goal as Lowe shoots, Macedo turns his head to watch it go by. M/S players passing the ball. M/S from behind the net as an unidentified player shoots and Macedo saves. M/S Fulham's club chairman, comedian Tommy Trinder standing by goal net. He speaks about Fulham's chances in league and FA cup semi-final (natural sound).

    Note: transcription of Trinder's speech is on file.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1715.11
    Media URN:
    53259
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:44:00 / 01:29:12:00
    Canister:
    62/24

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