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    Football: Munitions workers (women) vs. wounded Tommies.

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    Munitioneers v Wounded Tommies.

    Sports; World War One. Football: Munitions workers (women) vs. wounded Tommies. First they all pose on the bleachers;along with a nun and priest - the women in light stripes (except for one individualist in a plain shirt) and the men in dark stripes. Then a few of the girls stand with a few of the nuns or nurses; who are pinning something on the girls' shirts. The Munitions team runs out from the stands; followed by the soldiers. CU captains standing in field; the woman flips coin. Next; funny shot of the nurse in long skirts; kicking the ball in. Shots of match. Then they pose together again; in front of the players; the nurse carries a large bouquet of flowers and gives it to someone off screen.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:02:00 / 01:28:49:00
    ON 091 C

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