• Short Summary

    Traditional game of Shrove Tuesday football played in streets of Atherstone, Derbyshire.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Shrove Football".

    Atherstone, Derbyshire.

    C/U back view of Scholfield, the Birmingham footballer, throwing ball to crowd in street from balcony, marking start of traditional Shrove Tuesday football game.

    Various shots of crowd, mainly of young men, pushing and shoving to get the ball, some fights break out. The game takes place in high street, most shops have boarded up their windows to protect them from the scramble. Several policemen try to keep order in crowd, one has his helmet knocked off. C/U winner, a young man named Sammy, with the deflated ball.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1713.07
    Media URN:
    53215
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:48:00 / 01:18:07:00
    Canister:
    62/20

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