• Short Summary

    English footballer returns home after bad experience with South American football club.

  • Description


    LS. Ship ('Queen Elizabeth') at quayside, MS. Player and his wife with two small children (Bill Higgins and Mrs Higgins) being interviewed.
    Commentator asks "Why did you go to Bogota, Bill?"
    "Well I thought it would be a good move and it would be security for my two children and my wife and my wife so the money looked good so I didn't see anything else at the time so I just packed up and went"
    "What made you come back Bill.
    "Well, it really didn't turn out the way I expected it and I had to think of the wife and kids again and so I finally decided to come back home.
    "Have you got any plans for the future?"
    "Well I think the only thing I haven't any other job besides Soccer so I think I will apply for reinstatement, see what the F.A. (Football Association) have to say about it."
    MS. Different angle, pan to wife.
    "And what is it like being the wife of a football player Mrs. Higgins?"
    "Well, we went out to Bogota to try and settle our future and we are right back where we started and with this transfer we can't get settled and we are hoping to find a home soon, but it's good to be back in England."

    Comb. Orig. Neg.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:18:00 / 01:18:13:00
    UN 2334 D

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  1. kellytaylor says

    hello this video and story is about my grandfather and grandmother my grandmother is still alive and I would love so much to be at show her this but no way could I ever afford to buy it she's 90 this year this is of my family another grandfather I never met could anyone help me

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