• Short Summary

    ENGLAND: Edward Prince of Wales at Ashbourne, sets the ball rolling (and the feathers flying) in 1,000 year-old football game, played every Pancake Day.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: HAVING HIS FLING

    ENGLAND: Derbyshire: Ashbourne

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    Man holding a football with emblem on it / Waving crowds geathered / Prince of Wales on wooden platform with officials / Match begins in a river as hoards of people look on / Prince of Wales watching / Match and crowds / Crowds begin to participate in the match as it moves from the river and onto land with people running / Match returns to river / Wide Royal stand
    Background: ENGLAND: Edward Prince of Wales at Ashbourne, sets the ball rolling (and the feathers flying) in 1,000 year-old football game, played every Pancake Day.
    Shrove Tuesday football match with an unlimited number of players and almost no rules.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7BP36391QNDVQKHGEDT98M0HC
    Media URN:
    VLVA7BP36391QNDVQKHGEDT98M0HC
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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