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    Cuts from newsreel 49/66 - New Deal For Soccer Stars - Blackpool and Ilford.

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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and / or locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Cuts from newsreel 49/66 - New Deal For Soccer Stars - Blackpool, Lancashire and Ilford in Essex.

    M/S of Stanley Mortensen, Blackpool footballer, serving customer in his fancy goods shop in Blackpool. C/U pan up from hands to face of Mortensen - he seems to be selling a pen to the lady. C/U of Mortensen.

    Shots of Willie Hall (ex-Spurs and England footballer) dressing his sports shop in Ilford and examining accounts. M/S of sign over Harry Johnston (Blackpool and England player). M/S of Johnston behind news stand. C/U of customer buying paper; pan up to Johnston's face.

    Shot of sign - 'Finney Bros.' - pan down to Tom Finney (Preston and England footballer) leaving shop with plumber's kit. M/S of Finney picking up plumber's kit and walking away. Finney at work in plumber's shop. L/S of 'Romford' - hotel owned by Stanley Matthews (Blackpool and England player). M/S of Matthews at work in offices of hotel. M/S of Matthews in England colours racing down wing; dissolve to his hotel.

    M/S of Ted Ditchburn's travel agency and ice-cream shop. C/U of sign - 'Ted Ditchburn'. M/S of Ted Ditchburn (Spurs and England player) at work in his agency. Elevated shot of Ditchburn selling tickets to customers. M/S of children at ice-cream counter; pan to Ditchburn. M/Ss of Ditchburn fielding shot in goal.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:32:00 / 01:34:50:00
    UN 2155 D

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