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  • Short Summary

    Cambridge wins a comic football match against Oxford.

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    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

    Newsreel cameramen taking positions to film a comic football match between Oxford and Cambridge. Various shots of the players and audience mingling around the field in fancy dress and period clothes waiting for the match to start. CU. Players eating melons at half time. All players wear top hats, beards, tight breeches and waistcoats. LS. Various shots of the game and audience watching. Various shots of crowd of spectators in comic outfits chatting with players. Two women and two children spectators, in old fashioned costumes. A still cameraman in old fancy costume pretending to take pictures of the crowd with an ancient camera. More shots of the youngsters in comic outfit having fun. One of them is in a bath chair. The teams lined up before the match. Panning shot of the faces of the men. More shots of the players and the audience. Oxford loses the match.

    Note in the old record reads - Cuts 46/98.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:52:00 / 01:28:00:00
    UN 1661 E

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