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  • Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales (Duke of Windsor) starts off a Shrovetide football match in Ashbourne.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Prince of Wales - "throws the ball in"... in historic Shrovetide football match in which whole town takes part."

    Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

    Good M/S of a crowd of adults and children cheering and waving their hats. M/S of the Prince of Wales (Duke of Windsor, later King Edward VIII) meeting and shaking hands with some boys in football kit. Brief L/S of some men standing in a river as a ball is tossed from the crowd on the bank to them.

    M/S of the Prince standing on a platform with his entourage and addressing the crowd; L/S of the group on the platform as the crowd and entourage cheer and wave their hats. L/S of men in the river tossing the ball to one another and to the crowd on the bank.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    718.02
    Media URN:
    33717
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1928
    Sound:
    silent
    hd format:
    2k
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:33:00 / 01:02:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1479

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