• Short Summary

    US Air Force teams play a game of American football on Wembley's hallowed turf.

  • Description

    Wembley Stadium, London. American football game between US airforce teams.

    LV. Burtonwood Bullets and Fursty Eagles American Football teams on field whilst referee and coaches talk in middle. "Grid" lines across playing area. SCU. Officials in striped shirts talking to players. CU. Angle shot, pan from officials to two padded and helmeted "Bullets". CU. "Eagle" putting on helmet. STV. Players moving away to take up positions. SV. Girl cheer-leaders performing. LV. Cheer-leaders, crowd in background cheering. GV. Eagles in white jerseys kick off - left to right. Both teams chase ball and everyone falls in a heap SV. Crowd cheering. SV. Bullets starting next play - ball snapped back Bullets advance to block opponent. SV. Teams meet - head-on and fall over each other. SV. American Servicemen - one sergeant smoking large cigar. TV. Start of next play - Bullets snap back ball which is kicked ahead Those that aren't on ground chase after it and it is smothered by both sides. CU. Reserves putting on helmets and running onto field. TV. Reserves running onto field. SV. Linesmen marking up gains. STV. Bullets snap back ball Burdette Baker hurling ahead LV. Bob Yates No. 36. receives ball and whilst team-mated hold off opponents he corkscrews through field, evading tackles and runs onto end zone to score 6 points SV. Bob Yates being congratulated by team mates. LV. Crowd cheering. TV. Girl cheerleaders performing for crowd. SV. Cheer-leaders jumping in air at end of routine. LV. Dog chasing players as they run upfield. CU. Officer shouting. SV. Dog and players running upfield. SV. Reserves on touchline standing up as ball is grounded. CU. Angle shot, Eagles going into a huddle whilst planning next move. LV. Eagles snap back ball, Dean Trent receives and dashes through. He is brought down a few yards from end zone. SV. Maze of arms, legs as everyone falls on ball. GV. Crowd. LV. Eagles kicker converting Pan with Players as they run towards line.

    (Mute Neg.) (Title Scene "K")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:10:00 / 01:13:01:00

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