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  1. jamied says

    The game was played on 25 April 1936.

    "Archie MacPherson" should read Archie McPherson.

    "Jack Dodds" should read Jock Dodds.

    "Bob Bartley" should read Bob Barclay.

    "Clifford Bastin(?)" - that was his birth name, but he played professionally as Cliff Bastin.

    "Eidris (?) Hapgood" - he was actually christened Edris Hapgood, but played professionally as Eddie Hapgood.

    "Alec Wilson" was better known as Alex Wilson.

    "M/S of newsreel cameramen gathered" - they're at Heston Aerodrome, (mentioned in clip).

    "Various shots as a helicopter takes off" - it's actually a Cierva C30A autogyro, Reg. No. G-ACWZ.

    "M/S of Gracie Fields kicking off a different football match" - that looks to be the charity football match at Upton Park, covered in clip 879.13.

  2. British Pathé says

    Brilliant. Thanks very much jamied! Apologies it's taken us so long to get around to this but 2012 is a VERY busy year for British Pathe!

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