• Short Summary

    McDonald Bailey joins Leigh Rugby Club - now he can't sprint for England ever again.

  • Description

    Leigh, Lancashire, England.

    SV. McDonald Bailey, athlete and winner of the 100 & 220 yards seven times. Bailey tying up boot, turns and runs to join team and passes ball (1st 7 ft super). CU Coach, pan to Bailey. SV. Coach throws ball to Bailey. CU Coach, ball in hand. LV. Team starts trotting round. SV. Team running towards camera. SV. Coach instructing Bailey in swerving movement, throws ball to Bailey. LV Bailey running towards touchline, swerves from tackle. SV. Bailey touches down. SCU. Bailey and coach.

    Orig.Neg. Title Scene

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    110.04
    Media URN:
    28682
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1953
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:02:00 / 01:16:43:00
    Canister:
    53/58

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "MacDonald Bailey" should read McDonald Bailey.

    Note that he only ever played one game of rugby for Leigh.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. Interesting.

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