• Short Summary

    The soccer genius, Stanley Matthews goes to Buckingham Palace to receive his C.B.E.

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    Buckingham Palace, London.

    SV Buckingham Palace Court Yard, people walking away after decoration ceremony, & SV. CU Stanley Matthews after receiving C.B.E. with daughter Jean and his wife Betty. Pan to wife and then across to daughter. GV Wembley Stadium 1953. Blackpool versus Bolton. Matthews with the ball as he jiggers around messing the Bolton back. SV Royal Box. LV Matthews running down the right wing. He is challenged by Malcolm Barrass, but he tricks him and runs on and crosses the ball towards Bolton goal mouth. SV From behind, Bolton goal as Hanson can only parry it and it drops to the feet of Mortensen who scoops it in to make the score Bolton 3, Blackpool 2. GV Mass crowd, zoom in. GV Zoom in, Matthews with the ball. He beats his back and flicks the ball inside where Perry unmarked slams it into the net to make Blackpool 4, Bolton 3. Players going mad with delight as they surround Matthews. Camera starts to zoom into them. GV Cheering crowd. SV Matthews shakes hands with Queen, starts to walk away with medal. CU Matthews with other players after receiving medal. SV Back to Buckingham Palace, Matthews holding medal out in front of crowd outside Palace. With him are his wife and daughter. CU Stanley's son Stan looking on with his aunt and smiling. CU Medal in the box, pan up to the smiling face of Stanley Matthews.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:28:00 / 01:03:40:00

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