• Short Summary

    British teams getting ready for the following football season.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SOCCER SETS ITS STAGE".

    Edinburgh. General view, kick-off - start of the Scottish football season. Close up shot, pan along football boots on rack. Close up shot of a man brushing sole of boots. Close up shot of cobbler knocking in studs. General view of dressing room.

    Close up shot (left to right) Manager, Hugh Shaw, captain Davie Shaw and trainer McColl of Hibernian Football Club. General view, Hibernian football ground - practice game in progress. Several shots of the match. Gordon Smith kicking ball. Goalkeeper saving.

    London. Close up shot of a foot kicking ball, pan up to Ronnie Rooke. Alec Forbes kicking ball. Another player tackling. General view of Arsenal's gymnasium with Wally Barnes punching ball. Close up shot of Barnes punching ball. Archie Macaulay on rowing machine. Close up shot of Macaulay as he rows. Close up shot of infrared lamp. Close up shot of masseur, pan to hands feeling player's knee. Close up shot of Lewis.

    Close up shot of sign 'Season Tickets Sold Out.' Long shot of Arsenal office. Close up shot of a man carrying forms. Close up shot of exasperated secretary. Close up shot of pile of season tickets. Close up shot of Arsenal Manager, Tom Whittaker being interviewed. He speaks (natural sound). He predicts a good season for Arsenal. Close up panning shot of footballers sitting in bath, splashing and laughing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:25:00 / 01:54:10:00

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