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  • Short Summary

    Baseball comes to England, the Duke and Duchess of York watch the match.

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    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Title: "THE GIANTS & THE WHITE SOX. America's foremost exponents and most highly paid Baseball Teams arrive".

    M/S of lots of American young men posing on the gangplank of an ocean liner, they wave their hats and cheer.

    Intertitle: "In the Party of 83 were 4 honeymoon couples!"

    M/S of four young men standing in a row behind four young women sitting on a bench. Panning shot along a row of baseball players with 'Chicago' written on their shirts - the White Sox. Panning shot along a row baseball players with 'NY' written on their sleeves - the Giants.

    Intertitle: "Duke & Duchess of York saw first Match".

    M/S of the captain of the Giant introducing Prince Albert, the Duke of York, to a row of players, he shakes their hands. C/U of the Prince watching the match. M/S of a White Sox player batting, he misses the ball and a Giants player in protective padding catches it. M/S of a Giants player pitching the ball. M/S of a White Sox player swinging for the ball. M/S of the Giants' pitcher. C/U of a White Sox player swinging his bat. High angled L/S of the game in action.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:22:00 / 01:30:05:00
    G 1132

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