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  • Short Summary

    Kerry defeat Kildare in match of Gaelic Football.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Kerry defeat Kildare in the All-Ireland Final before a crowd of 36,000".

    Eire (Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland).

    M/S of two football teams walking onto pitch. Crowds of spectators watch from terraces and sidelines. M/S of team in dark shirts posing as group for camera. Similar shot of opposition team (white shirts). A small boy in football kit sits in front row holding ball - he is the mascot.

    Various shots of game of Gaelic football watched by vast crowd. Includes some good M/Ss of the action. L/S of cheering crowds in terraces. More shots of the match. We see several goals / tries being scored. L/S of crowds invading the pitch.

    Note: according to issue sheet this story was for 'Dublin only'. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    646.12
    Media URN:
    26214
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:16:00 / 01:27:43:00
    Canister:
    G 1339

Comments (1)

  1. ValGraham says

    Amazing! My grandfather Bertie Graham played for Kildare in this match. Then emigrated to NYC with his brother and their wives. Kildare then won the next 2 all-ireland finals! Oops.

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