• Short Summary

    Football players have to take on small businesses after the end of their careers.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Soccer Stars Kick Off With New Deal".

    LV Wembley stadium, London - library shots of England V. Scotland football international. MV Crowd cheering. MV Waddell centring for Scotland to score. SV Women fans. MV Scottish players fall over each other. MS. Policemen push Scots fan from fence. LV Crowd waving. SV Stanley Matthews in play. Mix to Matthews working in his hotel. CU Stanley Matthews SV Matthews' house at Romford, Essex pan down to Matthews leaving.

    Blackpool, Lancashire. LV players playing on Blackpool's ground. Tower in background. MV Players playing. MV Trainers watching practise match. SV Trainers. SV Goalkeeper.

    London. MV Players entering college for Distributive Trades in Charing Cross road. SV Notice in front of College. MV Players examining fabrics. MV Lecturer. CU. Dubois, Duffy and Ryan (Arsenal) examining piece of material.

    MV Willie Hall walking to his shop, pan up to sign in Ilford, Essex. CU Sign. MV Hall serves customer with golf ball and tries to sell him football.

    MV Ted Ditchburn amidst crowd of Theatre bills pan down to Ditchburn. CU Ditchburn. MV Ditchburn serving tickets.

    SV Plumber's tools pan up to Tom Finney. CU Finney.

    CU Shop sign - 'Stanley Mortensen, Fancy Goods and Postcards' in Blackpool. MV Mortensen serving customer CU Mortensen. Mix to.

    LV 1949 Wembley FA cup final - Leicester City V Wolverhampton Wanderers. Mal Griffiths dribbles length of field and receives return to score goal. Players congratulate.
    Cataloguer's Note: Compare this with the wages star footballer's get paid today - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1421.20
    Media URN:
    46305
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:13:00 / 01:29:23:00
    Canister:
    49/66

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