• Short Summary

    Start of the Football season - Manchester City draw 3-3 with Aston Villa.

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    Full title reads: "Football Starts In Cricket Weather".

    Maine Road, Manchester, Lancashire. Football - Manchester City VS Aston Villa - 3-3.

    MV Pan from queue to another outside Maine Road ground. SV Admission sign pan down to people entering ground. SV People through turnstiles. MV Autograph hunters around Westwood Manchester captain. SV Frank Swift surrounded by autograph hunters. MV Man dressed in shorts reading programme in queue. CU Head and shoulders of man pan down to shorts. CU Woman wearing sunglasses. Zoom in. MV City players in dressing room. CU Frank Swift being massaged pan to Manchester players dressing.

    LV packed ground. SV Manchester City kick off, Ball loose to Con Martin (Villa centre half) who kicks up-field. MV Ball to Trevor Ford (Villa) who dribbles and back-passes to Welsh international Ivor Powell, who passes forward to crowd of players. SV Ford (Villa) tries to get ball from Swift. but Swift tosses him over his back. CU Fan in flat cap. LV Villa forward back-passes to Ivor Powell who centres to crowded goal mouth. MV Leslie Smith scores Villa's first goal pan to applauding crowd. MV Powell (Villa) beaten to ball. Manchester forward passes forward. LV George Smith (City) equalises pan to players congratulating. MV. Crowd applauding. 2nd half. LV Parks (Villa right back) chases ball down wing and kicks forward. MV Leslie Goffin scores Villa's 2nd goal. Players congratulating. MV Crowd. LV Manchester half-back sends ball forward. MV Manchester forwards running towards goal. George Smith shoots. LV Ball entering Villa net. Players congratulating. CU Women with scarf over head. L. Emptage runs forward, passes. Follow ball through air to Smith. LV Manchester's 3rd goal. Players congratulate.

    Intertitle reads: "Arsenal 0 - Burnley 1".

    Highbury Stadium, London. Football match between Arsenal and Burnley. Burnley win 1-0.

    LV packed stand pan to game. MV A Macauley dribbles between two Burnley defenders, passes to Ian McPherson, who centres. MV A Forbes shoots. Burnley keeper saves McPherson dashes in and knocks over Strong, who lies injured on line.

    MV Crowd. MV Ball to Attwell, whose header goes to McPherson, who beats Potts (Burnley) and crosses ball to opposite wing. MV Vallance (Arsenal) centres to Don Roper who shoots. Goalkeeper Strong tips over bar. Crowd applauding.

    2nd. Half. MV. Ray Daniel (Arsenal ) who passes. MV D Lishman collects and shoots. Burnley keeper saves, evades Macauley, Kicks up-field as P Mather (Burnley) and Macaulay (Arsenal) argue. MV Harrison (Burnley) races down wing beats W Barnes (Arsenal) passes to Potts, whose pass Barnes intercepts and kicks up-field. MV Arsenal player is tripped. MV Boys applauding. MV Roper takes penalty but goalie Strong saves. Ball out of play and goalie runs back into goal.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:42:00 / 01:40:30:00

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