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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of the England V. South Africa rugby match - sadly no shots of a score.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Twickenham - Springboks V. England - South Africans win thrilling Rugby International by 7pts. to nil!"

    Twickenham, England. The Springbok team runs out onto pitch in front of a massive crowd. They throw a rugby ball around as they come out. The England team then run out in their traditional white playing kit. One of the players stumbles as he runs out.

    High angle shot pans from the packed grandstand across to show a L/S of play.

    A South African player throws the ball in from a line out. A short piece of play ensues. High angle shot of a scrum. The ball comes out to the English team. One of the English players is tackled as he runs forward with the ball. The South Africans get the ball from a scrum. They run towards the England line and nearly succeed in scoring a try. The ball breaks free and is kicked away by an English player.

    High angle shot of line out. The ball comes out to the Springboks and one of their backs kicks the ball. Ball comes out of scrum and is passed by the English team to a winger on the far side who runs towards the South African line. Nice forward going move by the Springboks. High angle shot of the game, England are defending. M/S scrum - ball comes and England make a nice passing move. L/S more play.

    High angle shot of English line out. Ball doesn't move very far. Springbok line out - ball is kicked away.

    Sound track missing. There appears to have been a shorter, silent version of this item in Gazette 1882. This is currently missing.

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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:
    01:02:33:00 / 01:05:02:00

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