• Short Summary

    Two teams of girls play American Football after tending to their make-up in the changing rooms.

  • Description

    United States of America. "Now we know where the bargain counter hands train for the sales!" A group of girls put on American Football helmets in front of a mirror. They chat and gossip. One girl powders her face in front of the mirror. Low angle shot of the girls running onto a Football pitch - they yell as they run along. M/S of large crowd watching the game - all men. L/S of the game - two girls teams play. Men shout encouragement from the sidelines. One girl makes a long run to score a goal.

    Actually shots of the game show the stands completely empty so crowd shots must be edited in from another film.

    Piece of original paperwork has what I assume to be one of the original intertitles written on it: "Buxom Chicago Bears and Blushing California Roses show good old sales offensive on Philadelphia gridiron." - this was an American story re-titled for use in Britain.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:01:00 / 01:04:34:00
    PSP 719

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