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  • Short Summary

    A great look at Newcastle United in training - possibly an Eve Pic item.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Footballers in Training - Newcastle United".

    Newcastl upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    Introductory intertitle reads: "There must be something in the Newcastle air that breeds footballers, for this club has either won or been Cup Finalists on five occasions ... (as well as thrice league Champions)." Various shots of footballers in training kit running around the edge of a pitch. LS of them practising crossing the ball for headers.

    Intertitle reads: "Mind you, friend MacPherson, the trainer, may be one reason for their success." VS Mr MacPherson massages the new of a seated player.

    Intertitle reads: "And hard-kicking Russell another... (but not like this slow view)". Slow motion view of footballer Russell volleying ball.

    Intertitle reads: "Harris is another awkward fellow for the opposition." CU of Harris wearing training kit. MS of him kicking football (poorly).

    Intertitle reads: "And such a 'daisy cutter'." Slow motion of Harris kicking ball (much better kick).

    Intertitle reads: "And one more of the lads of the village (of Newcastle!) is Hampson." CU of Hampson. MS as he kicks a ball. Slow motion of a kick.

    Intertitle reads: "The last line of defence - Bradley - (he just couldn't stop a 30 foot snorter from friend Harris, however ... who could?" CU Goalkeeper Bradley. Slow motion of him trying to save a shot - he fails.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Possibly a missing Eve Pic item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:58:00 / 01:46:29:00

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