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  • Short Summary

    British policemen beat visiting French gendarmes at a game of rugby.

  • Description

    Blackheath, Greater London.

    Title: "Gendarmes beaten by Bobbies. Metropolitan Police - after a lusty rugby duel - beat Paris Team by 10 points to 3".

    M/S of four bagpipers leading one of the teams (the French?) out of a pavilion and onto the pitch, the opposing team follows.

    Various shots of the rugby match in progress.

    Note: please see also record for FRENCH POLICE IN LONDON in G 1262.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    448.12
    Media URN:
    25483
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:24:00 / 01:25:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1262

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