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Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Derby’s Cup the 1946 FA Cup Final Charlton V Derby


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
25 Apr 1946
Date submitted
27 Apr 1946
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  1. 1Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Derby’s Cup the 1946 FA Cup Final Charlton V Derby


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Section Title
Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Derby County Win Cup Final (4 - 1). DESCRIPTION: At full time the score was 1-1, but in extra time Derby scored twice to become the FA Cup winners 1946. SHOTLIST: CUT STORY: KS Library - Exterior shot of stadium with crowds thronging towards same. Elevated shot of crowds towards stadium. Vendors sell fancies. Inside stadium. GV crowds awaiting match. Teams led onto field. Arrival of the King, National Anthem played. SCU King during playing of Anthem. Introduced to teams, Derby first. Charlton second. CU back view of players as King shakes hands with them. ED Smith - referee - call captains Jack Nicholas and Don Welsh. Latter tosses coin and calls, winning toss. Derby kick-off. Eaves shot of play. Charlton attacking. Corner kick taken. Carter of Derby makes run down field with ball. Good shot of late tackle brining down Charlton player. Carter puts ball into Charlton goal, but he is offside. Repeat shot in slow motion, shot from behind goal. At half-time Army Physical Training Corps give display. Cut-ins of crowds. CU King chatting with Earl of Athlone. SCU Princess Elizabeth with Brook-Hirst (FA Chairman). Second half in full swing, shots of play from eaves. Dog runs onto pitch and is shown off. Various close-ups of types of peoples watching match. Derby attack round Charlton goal, ball goes into net off Bert Turner, repeat in slow motion. Bert Turner takes free kick and equalises for Charlton, ball passing Woodley into goal net. Slow motion shots of Bartram making some spectacular saves. Kick-off at beginning of extra time. Derby kick-off. Derby attacking, Doherty scores for Derby, in slow motion. Charlton kick-off half extra time. Stamps again scores for Derby, in slow motion. Teams walk off pitch at end. Nicholas goes up to get Cup, presented by King, while Queen presents medals to teams. Nicholas walk down steps on field with Cup, people touch same. Nicholas "chaired" across pitch. Standing in front of mike, he thanks everybody concerned. Derby Team: Jack Nicholas (2) Captain Reg Harrison (7) Vic Woodley - goalie Jack Howe (3) Peter Doherty (10) Walter Musson (6) Horatio Carter (8) Douglas Duncan (11) Jim Bullions (4) Jack Stamps (9) Leon Lenty (5) Charlton Team: Don Welsh (10) - Captain Sam Bartram - Goalie Bert Johnson (6) Bert Brown (8) John Oakes (5) Leslie Fell (7) Bert Turner (4) John Shreeve (3) Harold Phipps (2) Arthur Turner (9) Chris Duffy (11)
Sport; Football
London; England; Wembley; Middlesex
Footage sources
British Pathe
Card file number
Alec Tozer
Alfred A. Tunwell
David Prosser
Eddie Smales
J. L. Ramsden
Leslie Mitchell
Montague G. Benson
Norman Fisher
Paul Wyand
Richard Harris
William G. Carrington
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