• Short Summary

    Start of football season - matches between Arsenal and Everton, Birmingham and Portsmouth.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Football season opens - Arsenal v. Everton, Birmingham v. Portsmouth".

    Highbury Football Stadium, London.

    Various shots of fans on terraces - many wear handkerchiefs on their heads as it is so hot. The two team captains of Arsenal and Everton Football Clubs toss the coin. Various shots of match. Arsenal win by 5 goals. Gunners player, Alex James, scores one of the goals. Dixie Dean headers in 1 goal for the Liverpool side.

    St. Andrews Football Ground, Birmingham.

    Various shots of teams from Portsmouth and Birmingham City running onto pitch. We see the team captains toss the coin. Various shots of football match. Birmingham win by 2 goals to 1.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    891.26
    Media URN:
    13125
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:33:00 / 01:50:11:00
    Canister:
    36/70

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