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  • Short Summary

    A strenuous game of lacrosse contrasts with a gentle archery contest.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Sport strenuous and sport sedate. Unbeaten Sycracuse USA (U.S.A.) beat Oxford University at lacrosse - the rushing dashing game. Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    The referee starts the lacrosse game by throwing the ball up in the air. Various shots as the players push each other out of the way to get the ball.

    Intertitle - 'The annual competitions with the ancient bow and arrow, of the King's archers at Edinburgh makes a vivid contrast.'

    A group of men in uniform make their way down the steps. M/S of them standing by a target, they aim and fire.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    308.05
    Media URN:
    23747
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:29:00 / 01:04:48:00
    Canister:
    G 988

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