• Short Summary

    Manchester United football team in training.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Famous football teams at home. No. 4. Manchester United".

    Old Trafford Football Ground, Manchester.

    Famous football team in training.

    C/U of sign above main gates at Old Trafford. M/S of football players running around pitch of empty stadium. C/U of Mr. A. Scott Duncan, manager. Various shots of player in training - doing exercises, passing medicine ball, skipping with ropes. Led by trainer, Tom Curry.

    Various C/Us of players; Jimmy Brown (skipper), George Vose, Bryant. Various shots of Bryant dribbling with ball. More C/Us of players; George Much, Tom Bamford, Harry Rowley, Tom Manly, Bill Routon (according to narrator; "a winker from Huddersfield). Shots are interspersed with shots (some slow motion) of players kicking and heading the ball. C/U of Roy John (goalie). Various slow motion shots of John saving the ball.

    Note: there is no accompanying paperwork to go with this story. Name of player have been taken from soundtrack and could be misspelt. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1144.12
    Media URN:
    39737
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:15:00 / 01:29:16:00
    Canister:
    PT 351

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Bryant" is Bill Bryant.

    "George Much" should read George Mutch.

    "Tom Manly" should read Tom Manley.

    "Bill Routon" should read Bill Roughton, (though he was better known as George Roughton).

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