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  • Short Summary

    Blackburn Rovers win the Cup Final against Huddersfield.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "The Cup Final 1928 - Blackburn Rovers meet Huddersfield in Final and thrilling tussle for football's most coveted honour."

    Wembley Stadium, London.

    M/S panning across members of the Royal Family before the start of the match: King George V, Queen Mary, Duchess of York (Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother), Duke of York (Prince Albert, King George VI); they are standing in the royal box, probably listening to the national anthem. L/S of the huge crowd; they cheer and the King acknowledges.

    L/S of a man in cricket whites, standing on a high platform on the pitch who seems to be conducting the crowd in a singalong. Nice M/S of a section of the crowd waving. M/S of the Blackburn Rovers and Huddersfield football teams running out of the tunnel. M/Ss of the King shaking hands with each member of both teams.

    Intertitle reads: "Huddersfield win the Toss."
    M/S of the two team captains shaking hands with the referee and each other; the Rovers captain tosses the coin for kick-off; Huddersfield win.

    Intertitle reads: "The Rovers score a sensational goal in the first minute... Rosecamp bundling Huddersfield's goalie "ball and all" into the net."
    Several shots of the match, including two goals by the Rovers. L/S of the royals in their box, watching the game.

    Intertitle reads: "The Rovers led 2-0 at half time."
    High angle L/S of Rovers scoring a goal. More shots of the game.

    Intertitle reads: "The King presented the Cup & medals amidst tremendous enthusiasm."
    L/S of the Rovers captain being given the trophy cup by the King from the box as the other royals look on; the other team members receive their medals. As they walk from the royal box, the players are touched and have their hair ruffled by spectators. Huddersfield receive their medals. L/S of the crowd.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:56:00 / 01:38:08:00
    G 1496

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