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  • Short Summary

    West Bromwich Albion beat Birmingham City 2-1 in the FA Cup final.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Stadium. 'The Throstles' Win 'The Cup'. West Bromwich Albion win Football's most coveted honour with convincing win by 2 goals to 1 over Birmingham."

    Wembley Stadium, London.

    Intertitle reads: "... the Community Singing was as impressive as ever."

    GV Pan around the massive football crowd. LV the West Brom team walk out onto the pitch followed by the Birmingham City team before the FA Cup football Final. LS the two teams are introduced to an unidentified dignitary. LS two team captains (Tom Glidden and Ned Barkus) toss coin. LS Birmingham kick off. VS match between WBA and Birmingham.

    Intertitle reads: "W G Richardson opened the scoring after 25 minutes play with fine shot which Hibbs failed to hold."

    LS from behind goal of Richardson scoring. MS crowd cheering.

    Intertitle reads: "... at half time ... West Bromwich Albion were leading by the only goal scored - having had the best of the game despite Birmingham's always dangerous 'rushes'.

    LS kick off - second half. VS of play. LS WBA score second goal. LS crowd cheering.

    Intertitle reads: "W G Richardson put the 'Throstles' ahead again with what proved to be the winning goal".

    VS of goal being scored. (It looks to be the same goal we have just seen, but from a different angle - perhaps Pathe's camera's didn't catch Birmingham scoring - MD)

    VS of Albion players around stadium with FA Cup.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1429.23
    Media URN:
    46638
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:54:00 / 01:46:19:00
    Canister:
    31/34

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