• Short Summary

    Wolverhampton Wanderers welcomed home to the city after defeating Leicester in the final of the 1949 FA Cup.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Victorious Cup Winners welcomed home

    ENGLAND: Wolverhampton:
    Wolverhampton Wanderers football squad bring the FA Cup back to Wolverhampton, driving in open-topped bus (coach) past crowds of fans
    Lord Mayor gives team a civic reception at Town Hall, shakes hands with Wolves Captain Billy Wright
    Wright holding Cup aloft on balcony of Town Hall, huge crowd cheering

    Billy Wright speech SOT
    - Greatest moment of my life to bring this cup back to Wolverhampton

    More of crowds
    Wolves players waving from balcony

    Wolverhampton Wanderers; Sport; Association Football; Celebrations - Sport
    Background: Wolverhampton Wanderers welcomed home to the city after defeating Leicester in the final of the 1949 FA Cup.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4C2PL9CG5WI8KOEVQXYH2E0ZA
    Media URN:
    VLVA4C2PL9CG5WI8KOEVQXYH2E0ZA
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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