• Short Summary

    France and England draw 2-2 in International football match played at Highbury.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "France Nearly Beat England".

    Highbury, London. France and England draw 2-2 in International football match.

    GV Packed stand. LV England kick off. MV England attack and Medley tries long range shot. SV Rene Vignal makes acrobatic save and clears up field. SV Crowd. MV England first goal Tom Finney dribbles, passes forward. Abd-El-Kader Firoud back passes and Vignal tries to save but the ball goes over the line. SV Crowd. MV H Hassall fails with only goalie to beat. SV Jackie Milburn consoles Hassall. SV France's first goal. Ball bobs around. Andre Doye hooks first time, into net. Players applaud. SV Crowd. SV French second goal - Rene Alpsteg shoots from narrow angle to beat Bert Williams. MV England kick off. SV Finney dribbles down wing passes to Wilf Mannion. Mannion first times to Hassall who narrowly misses open goal. SV Crowd. MV Midfield play. MV Lesley Medley shooting England number two. SV Crowd HALF TIME. SV French defending. MV France's last minute bid for victory. Grillon races through shoots. Williams dives. England defender kicks behind. SV Crowd. SV Players shaking hands.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene A)

    Cataloguer's Note: Billy Wright was also in the England team - MD.

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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:
    01:39:46:00 / 01:41:23:00

Comments (1)

  1. medladam says

    You've made a typo in the description and tags: It's Leslie Medley, not Lesley. Can I have a complimentary HD download of this and all other films featuring Leslie Medley as a reward for catching that mistake? Thanks! :)

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