• Short Summary

    New Haw win the Catchweight final in the Tug of War National Championships.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PETERBOROUGH - THE BIG PULL".

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

    Various shots of the National Championships of the Tug of War Association. We see several shots of men in different teams straining as they try to pull a rope over a line in a field. A medium crowd watches.

    Aylesford Paper Mills team lose to New Haw and Woodham in the Catchweight semi-finals. We see the Outwood Club in the 104-stone event.

    In the Catchweight final we see New Haw against Bosley. New Haw win and line up to collect their trophies from Mrs Perkins. They pose with their cups.

    Note: programme and notes on file.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1597.06
    Media URN:
    50914
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:21:00 / 01:17:26:00
    Canister:
    59/76

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