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    Queen opens the World Football Cup at Wembley - England plays against Uruguay.

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    Wembley Stadium, London.

    Trains, boats and planes sequence. GV. Crowds coming up Wembley Way, & CU. CU. Ticket for England versus Uruguay match. Title comes in. Top shot, band marching. Zoom back to general view. GV. Crowd. LS. Schoolboys wearing colours of World Champions Brazil march out of tunnel, more boys with other countries banners marching. GV. More boys marching out. LS. West Germany marching out. GV. The teams and boys marching round pitch. LS. Pan, teams and boys marching. LS. The English boys march out. CU. Bobby Moore. CU. George Cohen. CU. Jackie Charlton. CU. Jimmy Greaves. SCU. Gordon Banks. CU. Bobby Charlton. SV. Pan, the Uruguay team. GV. The stadium with band and teams of boys lined up before the Queen. SV. The Queen Elizabeth II starts to speak she opens the tournament - natural sound, including fanfare at end of her speech and flags unfurling goes on. GV. England and Uruguay come out onto pitch, & SV. GV. Crowd. SV. Troche introducing members of his team to the Queen. CU. Woman in crowd watching. SV. The Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, shaking hands with Connelly, Greaves and Jack Charlton. SV. Bobby Moore presents Queen with bouquet. Rous looking on and applauding. GV. Crowd. LS. The captains and referee in middle. CU. Referee spins coin. LS. Crowd. GV. England kick off, right to left. They start an attack. LS. As the attack is foiled by defender who passes up field. LS. Pan, the ball goes to another Uruguay forward who centres. GV. The ball is passed from man to man until a Uruguay forward has a shoot. Banks pushes round the post. LV. Crowd. LV. Pan, the corner is taken. The ball goes into middle, there is a scramble but its cleared up field. GV. The ball goes to Wilson. He tries a shoot but it just goes over bar. SV. Crowd. GV. Uruguay attacking. LV. As several players try shoots but nobody gets anywhere near goal. LV. Pan, England on the attack. Player tries a shot but it goes over bar. GV. Crowd at half time. GV. Uruguay kick off playing right to left wearing sky blue shirts SV. Goal keeper Banks saves ball, is played up field.

    GV. England attacking. Teams scramble for the ball near Uruguay goal area. The ball goes out to an England player, he passes to team mate Cohen. He passes to outside right. He dribbles the ball to the centre of the field. Tackled by Uruguay player, he is intercepted. He kicks the ball to an outside left. Uruguay attack. LV. Uruguay attacking. Ball is centred. Goalie picks ball up. SV. Uruguayan crowd cheering. SV. England attacking. GV. Pan, ball goes over line for corner. SV. Pan, ball is centred. Uruguayan goal keeper saves. Another player gets slightly injured. SV. Silva being attended to by team mates. GV. England attacking in front of Uruguayan goal area. A scramble for the ball. It goes out to an English player who kicks direct at Uruguayan goal keeper, he saves. SV. Crowd cheering. GV. England still on attack and also showing the Uruguayan defence line in front of goal. Eventually, the ball goes out to English player who makes a swipe and the ball goes over cross bar. SV. Uruguayan crowd cheering. SV. England making another attack in front of Uruguayan goal area. Goalie Mazurkieviez saves and clears up field. GV. Uruguay attacking near the England goal area. Goalie Banks saves and clears. England attack. GV. England attacking. English player shoots and Uruguayan goal keeper saves and clears up field. SV. Scramble for the ball in front of Uruguayan goal. GV. England attacking. The ball is bounced from head to head in front of Uruguayan goal. SV. Connelly heads ball and just tips the cross bar. SV. Pan, England attacking from corner. Uruguayan player heads the ball away from goal area. The ball goes out to Troche. GV. Pan, Troche centres the ball to team mate. He kicks it to English player on the outside left. He receives it and passes it to another player who dribbles. SV. Ball is kicked and goes over cross bar. SV. End of game, players congratulating each other. SV. Pan, two English players walk off the field. SV. Pan, Bobby Charlton, Moore and Stiles walk off the field. SV. Uruguayan players embracing each other. LV. Wembley Stadium at night.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:07:50:00

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