• Short Summary

    Excellent footage of the 1939 FA Cup final between Portsmouth and Wolverhampton at Wembley.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE CUP FINAL 1939"

    High angled shots of the enormous crowd (100,000) at Wembley stadium in London. L/S's of King George VI (Duke of York / Prince Albert) shaking hands with the players from Portsmouth and the so called 'wonder' team Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wolves).

    M/S's of the King and Queen Elizabeth (Duchess of York / Queen Mum) sitting down in the royal box. The two captains shake hands in the centre circle. The Portsmouth captain Guthrie wins the toss and they kick-off. L/S of the Wolves goalkeeper Scott making a save. Several more shots of the match in progress. The ex Wolves player Barlow scores to put Portsmouth one up. L/S of Anderson scoring to make it two. C/U of the King.

    In the second half Harper scramble the ball over the line to make it three nil. L/S's make a fight back however the game finished with Portsmouth the victors by four goals to one. M/S's of the King and Queen presenting the FA (Football Association) Cup to Guthrie and the winner medals to the other players. M/S of Guthrie holding aloft the Cup sitting on the shoulders of another player.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:56:00 / 01:44:54:00

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