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  • Short Summary

    Hilarious fun and fast action with motorcyclists playing football.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Football Motor Cycle Final. Douglas M.C.C. beat Coventry in thrilling "Cup Final."."

    Crystal Palace, London

    M/S two teams of motorcyclists, sitting on their bikes, wearing football jerseys. Action shots of riders racing round the football pitch on their bikes, kicking the ball and making large clouds of dust as they go. They are watched by crowds at the sides. There is a referee on foot and some excellent camerawork following the fast action.

    Note: VHS Sleeve indicates item as G 1431. This looks a crazy form of sport.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    698.07
    Media URN:
    33343
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:03:00 / 01:11:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1430

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