• Short Summary

    Anti Apartheid demonstrators turn out for Springboks first match. Twickenham, Middlesex.

  • Description

    Springboks demonstration.

    GV Police assembled outside Twickenham Stadium for the rugby match between Oxford University and the Springboks. LV Police motorcycles parked. LV Police horses. GV Pan police vans. GV Anti-Apartheid demonstrators marching towards stadium carrying banners. SV Pan Springboks coach arriving. Side V. Ditto, with one demonstrator giving Nazi sign. LV Springboks leaving coaches and walking towards stadium. CU Springboks emblem on blazer. Pan up to player. LV Police marching to- wards stadium. SV Demonstrators holding large banner, "Boycott Anti-Apartheid". SV People entering stadium. LV Mass crowds in stadium and police facing them. Both teams coming out onto field. SV as teams run out onto field.

    CU Demonstrators in crowd shouting and giving Nazi salute. GV Springboks kick off. Both teams form a scrum. CU Scrum. Line out. Men scramble for ball. GV No. 20 for South Africa kicking first penalty goal. Score, S. Africa 3, Oxford 0. SV Two police officers marching away a demonstrator. LV Oxford attacking. Both teams collide and scramble goes on. CU Pan police officers carrying away a woman demonstrator. GV Penalty kick for Oxford. Score; S. Africa 3, Oxford 3. SV Police grappling with woman demonstrator. GV Springboks attacking and scramble and free for all amongst the two teams. SV Police grappling with man demonstrator. SV Pan Oxford attacking and both teams again meet and free for all.

    CU Scrum. SV Pan four police officers carrying away a demonstrator. LV Oxford and Springboks in another free for all. They go into a scrum. LV Oxford scoring the winning penalty goal. Score: Oxford 6, Springboks 3. Police carrying away demonstrators from stands. SV Police and officials marching off demonstrators dressed in rugby shirt and shorts from the field. GV. Both sides attacking and free for all in second half. GV Pan mass crowds applauding. SV End of game. Both teams shaking hand with each other.

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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:
    01:12:45:00 / 01:15:08:00

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