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    World Cup draw in London - England will play against Uruguay.

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    GV. FIFA officials seated at table at Royal Garden Hotel, London. GV. Pressmen and foreign officials seated opposite to them. SV. The top of table as the President of FIFA Sir Stanley Rous starts speaking (natural sound): "We want to put this sequence of matches now on the board on the left" - pointing at board behind. He continues announcing matches.

    GV. England versus Uruguay match at Wembley is announced. GV. The officials at top table. GV. Press and other officials. SV. The Earl of Harewood at the top table. CU. Board showing that Spain will play the Argentine at Aston Villa. GV. Press and officials. CU. Board as the Brazil versus Hungary match at Everton is announced. SV. Sir Stanley announcing the Italy versus USSR match. Sir Stanley Rous stops announcing matches.

    GV. The assembly. SV. Press and officials. SV. Brazilian official handing the Jules Rimet trophy (world cup held by Brazil) to Sir Stanley Rous. He stands and starts talking (natural sound). He says that we should expect some good matches and it is to be seen weather the Brazilians are to keep the Cup or to return it permanently.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathe
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:05:00 / 01:09:31:00

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The two mentions of "Stanley Rouse" should read Stanley Rous.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. We've corrected the error.

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