• Short Summary

    Mad and muddy game of football on the beach at Southend.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southend. Mud Bath Football".

    Southend, Essex.

    SV men pushing a very large beach ball in the sea. GV the men pushing the ball around. SV Ditto. LV Ditto. SV the men pushing the ball against each other and they slowly work it up above their heads. LV the ball is pushed and it comes through the air towards camera until it is in full screen.

    GV team kicking for the football in the mud. GV pan men chasing after the ball and falling in the mud. SV man laying in the mud wiping mud out of his eyes.

    GV the game in progress, one team attacking a player shoots and scores a goal. GV crowd applauding. SV player running with the ball he is bought down by other players. SV players fighting in the mud for the ball. CU man's head surrounded by legs and bodies. SV players still fighting for the ball. SV amused spectators.

    SV players chasing after ball they all dive on it in the mud in front of camera. SV pretty girl watching. SV pan men running they pounce on the girl and drag her down on the mud in front of camera. CU the girl laying in the mud with men sprawled over her. SV sea cadets watching. SV the girl getting to her feet covered in mud CU referee blowing whistle and pointing. Close back view as the girl walks away from the camera after she has been sent off the field.

    (Orig Neg)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:15:00 / 01:28:33:00

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