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  • Short Summary

    Football: Liverpool v Everton. Crowds spill out onto the pitch.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Honours Even! Thousands packed to suffocation see Liverpool and Everton tie 1 goal each in local derby. "

    Liverpool, England

    Opening shot of a huge crowd round the pitch, some are treated by St. Johns Ambulance men. Crowds spill over the touchline. A man has fainted and the police try to push back the crowds. The teams emerge from the tunnel. The referee shakes hands with the team captains. They toss a coin and the game begins, watched by the vast crowd in the stadium. Shots of the game in progress.

    Note: VHS Sleeve title indicates 'Honours Given' Dixie Dean plays in the match. The crowd spilling onto the pitch looks like a forerunner of the tragedy at Hillsborough.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    702.29
    Media URN:
    33444
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:52:00 / 01:44:22:00
    Canister:
    G 1443

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