• Short Summary

    Men have fun on very muddy beach playing football and tug of war. Southend, Essex.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Muddy sport!

    Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

    L/S tug of war between fishermen and fire brigade on very muddy beach. Various shots of the two teams slipping and sliding in the mud and being pulled over, some of the men look to be wearing bras. Various shots of the general chaos. M/S man dressed as Admiral shaking hands with Borough Combination and Westcliffian football teams. They pick him up and dump him in the mud. M/S people watching. Various shots of the muddy football match, players slide and fall in the mud. M/S of crowd applauding. M/S as players dive for the ball. M/S player pulling his shorts up. One man kicks the ball towards goal and falls over. Various shots of the match. C/U man covered in mud, camera pans down his clothes which are torn.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1684.28
    Media URN:
    52679
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:57:00 / 01:45:04:00
    Canister:
    60/55

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