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    Children playing in the street at Tyldesley

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    Tyldesley, Lancashire (now part of Greater Manchester).

    CU. Sign 'Play Street' pan down to show a small group of boys running along pavement. GV. of narrow back street, could be in Midlands a coal mine winding gear is seen in background. Children play in street and a group of boys play football. MCU. Group of four young children watching. CU. Street sign 'Lune Street' MS. Woman washing front door step and two boys rush out open door and run to join in game of football. CU. The boy goalkeeper dives for the ball at the feet of an opposite player. Low angle MS. Boys feet on cobbled street kicking ball about. (F.G.)

    Note: Excellent shots of children playing in street

    Amendment October 2015: A visitor to the site has informed us this footage was filmed in Tyldesley, Lancashire (now part of Greater Manchester). The town is historically a textiles and coal mining town with many cotton mills and collieries. School street and Lune street are shown as well as St. George's church and St. George's colliery.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:47:00 / 01:35:40:00
    UN 3702 D

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  1. ste855 says

    This was filmed in Tyldesley, Manchester. The sign on School St next to St Georges Church and the children are on Lune St, M29 8HX.

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