• Short Summary

    France V Australia - International Rugby league match.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paris. Rugger - It's Murder!"

    Paris, France. France V Australia - International Rugby league match.

    LV The Australian team performing a traditional dance prior to kick off. CU Pan, members of the French team already bandaged up. LV The Australian team finish their dance and run out onto field. LV Australian player jumps at French player knocking him flying. LV Players fighting for the ball. SV French player is lifted by one leg and dropped on his head. LV French player tackled Australian player. SV Players fighting for the ball. LV Slow motion, players fighting for the ball. LV Two players are dragged down by other players. LV Group of three players go down together rolling over. SV Australian player is tackled by Frenchmen, the ball rolls free. SV Australian player gathers the ball, goes to run away but Frenchman grabs his foot and he falls flat on his face. SV Pan, Frenchman is dragged along the ground by another player. LV Australian player brings down a Frenchman slinging him round. CU Australian player waiting to put ball into scrum. CU The scrum which has collapsed completely. LV of Australian player, grabs a Frenchman by his shorts and rips them off. They get up and carry on playing. LV The Frenchman walking backwards without his shorts on.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1749.10
    Media URN:
    54192
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:22:00 / 01:14:36:00
    Canister:
    64/10

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