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  • Short Summary

    England defeat Ireland at water polo.

  • Description

    Title reads: "International Water Polo. England appear after a lapse of twenty four years and defeat Ireland by 9 goals to 3".

    Southern Ireland (Republic of Ireland, Eire).

    M/S of the Irish water polo team, they all wear swim suits with shamrocks on. Similar shots of English team, they have lions on their suits. Some of the players mess about with a rubber ball.

    L/S of an outdoor swimming pool near the sea, a crowd watches from side as water polo match commences. The players bat ball with their hands into goals at either end of pool. Various M/Ss of the game, an England player (white hat) scores a goal.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:57:02. Shots same or similar to those in edited part of story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    542.26
    Media URN:
    26043
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:45:00 / 01:58:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1319

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