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  • Short Summary

    Ireland win at home to England in rugby.

  • Description

    Dublin, Southern Ireland, Eire, Republic of Ireland.

    Title: "After 11 Years. Ireland's 'break the spell' and defeat England in thrilling game by 19 pts. - 15".

    Panning shot of the England rugby team, the sit and stand in three rows as if they are posing for a group photograph. Similar shot of the Irish rugby team. M/S of the England rugby team walking onto the pitch, the spectators applaud from the packed terraces, the players play catch with the rugby ball. Similar shot of the Irish team coming onto the pitch.

    Various shots of the rugby match in progress, in the background the crowds in the terraces cheer wildly. M/S of the spectators, women and children sit on the ground at the front of the crowd. More shots of the match. M/S of an Irish player scoring the winning try, the crowd around him erupts, some men even run onto the pitch the pat the player's back!

    Note: according to the original issue sheet this story was for 'Dublin only'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    454.15
    Media URN:
    25569
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:30:00 / 01:21:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1269

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