• Short Summary

    Men and women have fun playing football on very muddy beach. Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Football on mud.

    Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

    M/S teams of men and women in the mud at Southend. A man in top hat and tails passes along the line of men. M/S people watching. M/S girls bowing to the man in the top hat. C/U man watching. M/S as the man in the top hat lays in the mud with the girls sitting on him and throwing mud over him. C/U woman watching. M/S girls still throwing mud on the man, although he is now on his feet, he retreats. The teams of girls and men hold aloft a very large ball. C/U people watching. M/S of the girls rolling the large ball over the men who are spread out on the mud. M/S men lying in the mud. M/S girls applauding.

    Various shots of boys playing football in the mud with normal sized ball. M/S as boys fall on the ball and scratch about in the mud. C/U two boys sitting in the mud. Various shots of the game in progress with people scrambling about in the mud. M/S and C/U Judy Canham lying on beach sunbathing. M/S of the ball bouncing towards Judy and players racing after it. They land on top of her then pick her up and carry her off. C/U man applauding. Various shots as Judy flings mud over the boys then falls over.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:17:00 / 01:28:43:00

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