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  • Short Summary

    Rugby - Australians play in Oxford, and Canadians play in Toronto.

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    Item title reads - Rugby - Australian style! By Oxford and Cambridge Australian undergraduates. 18 form a team and it differs in many ways from our rules. Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    M/S of the match taking place, one player bounces the ball on the ground. Two players reach for it. Various shots of the match as they chase the ball and knock it away from each other.

    Intertitle - 'and here's Canada's great rugby classic - Queens defeat 'Varsity before huge crowd at Toronto.' L/S of the players, aerial view as they chase the ball. The camera pans across the field and crowds. L/S of the match and crowds, various shots as they pass the ball and collide.

    Various shots of the match. M/S of the two captains arm in arm, they run off. Various shots of the match.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:26:18 to the end of the item, they are in black and white, the item is green tinted. Another version of the Canadian game can be found in 'Canada's Rugby Classic' - G 1245 on *PM0434*.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:53:00 / 01:26:54:00
    G 1245

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