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  • Short Summary

    Radio entertainers Gert and Daisy kick off the charity football match between jockeys and boxers at New Cross.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Fun for charity jockeys v. boxers soccer match at New Cross.

    Intertitle - 'with a few remarks by Gert & Daisy - who kicked off.'

    M/S as radio entertainers Gert and Daisy walk along shaking hands with the football players, M/S as goal posts are washed. M/S of the two teams stood together. M/S as Gert and Daisy walk along with chairman and trophy, M/S of the two captains walking to the middle of the pitch arm in arm, there is a vast difference in height and build. They toss the coin and the boxer pretends to threaten the jockey.

    Various shots as Gert and Daisy try to kick off, they need a couple of attempts after missing and collapsing in giggles. Various shots of the match. M/S of Gert and Daisy watching from the stands. The match continues, a jockey knocks a boxer over who pretends to be hurt, so medics come on and throw a bucket of water over him. M/S of Gert and Daisy laughing. More shots of game, M/S of men playing cards at the side round a table. M/S of Gert and Daisy. More shots of the match.

    Note: the soundtrack to this item is missing.

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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:
    01:18:25:00 / 01:19:28:00

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