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  • Short Summary

    A ladies' football match is played at night with the aid of artificial lights.

  • Description

    Preston, Lancashire.

    Intertitle: "SOCCER by SEARCHLIGHT! Novel game played for ex-service unemployed fund won by Dick Kerrs Ladies' Football Team".

    Night shot of the packed terraces of a football stadium, spectators can be seen waving their hats in the floodlights.

    M/S of the Preston ladies running out of the tunnel in their striped tops, followed by another ladies' team. Dark M/S of the Preston ladies posing in a line. Various shots of the teams standing by the goal and in the centre of the field, in the glare of the artificial lights - very eery!

    Note: other Gazette stories made in this year about woman's football - THE VICTORY SMILE in G 667 and WOMEN FOOTBALLERS in G 662. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    224.36
    Media URN:
    22043
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:41:00 / 01:44:01:00
    Canister:
    G 730

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