• Short Summary

    Colchester eats oysters and discusses football.

  • Description

    Colchester, Essex.

    General view of Colchester High Street. Quaint, old street. Various shots of the streets and the people on the streets. Various shots of the people on the street talking. Bus conductors, bus conductor and policeman, two elderly men, etc. They are talking about football - informs voiceover. Close up shot of people looking at photographs in shop window. Boy looking into shop window. Close up shot of football boots. Close up shot of a league status sign. Close up shot of the ball used in the football match between Colchester and Bradford.

    Close up shot of the hands, pan down to oyster sign. Driver unloading oysters. Close up shot of the hands opening a box of oysters - they find a picture in it. Men looking at picture.

    Len Cater cycling down main street. Close up shot of a baby (on street). Cater walks in Gas Company shop. Interior view of factory. Close up shot of Albert Kettle working in factory.

    Colchester F.C. sign. Man bringing out plate of oysters. Elevated view of players round tactics table. Players talking. Manager Ted Fenton talking (natural sound). Man comes with the oysters and footballers help themselves. Close up shot of the oysters on plate. Close up shot of one of the footballers swallowing oyster.

    Cup Hotel, pan down building. Barmaid pulling beer. Football shirt hanging on bar. Two men holding glasses. Close up shot of boots with name Bob Curry on them. Two men drawing football diagram on head of a bald man sitting between them. Group at the bar talking. Front view of bar. Bill Allen, Colchester Club Chairman and Mayor of Colchester discussing football (natural sound). Close up shot of the writing on the bald man's head.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:58:00 / 01:47:16:00

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