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The FA Cup Final

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1300
Date Released
3 May 1954
Date submitted
1 May 1954
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Royal Tour
  2. 2The FA Cup Final
  3. *Royal Visit to Leeds

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 2
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: The FA Cup Final. West Bromwich Albion 3 V Preston Ne 2. DESCRIPTION: 100,000 spectators flock to Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup Final between Preston North End and West Bromwich Albion. SHOTLIST: Cut story - KS. CU Cup. Crowds (dense) waving programmes, various shots. Preston in their dressing room preparing. CU Finney. Teams onto field. Queen Mother-Queen Elizabeth walks onto field. Inspects WBA first, then Preston. Toss-up (Mr Luty the referee). CU ball on the spot. Kick-off by Allen WBA, various shots of play, both teams attacking, Finney well covered. Allen scores for WBA. Crowds cheering. Slow motion of the same goal. Preston attack & score directly after. Morrison heads ball into net. Preston supporter (woman) cheering. Royal party in box includes Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, Prince William & Prince Michael. WBA players taking oxygen. Wayman kicks-off for Preston. Wayman beats Sanders making score 2-1 for Preston. Slow motion of same. Docherty fouls Barlow. Penalty for WBA taken by Allen who scores 2-2. WBA attack & Griffin scores, crowds cheer. Preston spectator woman looks glum. Presentation of Cup by Queen Mother to Millard, also handing medals to both teams. Len Millard says a few words. CU of him with the Cup. In dressing room drinking champagne from it.
Keywords
Royalty; Sport; Health and medicine; Food and cooking; Ceremonies; Football; Newsreels
Locations
London; England; Wembley
Footage sources
Gaumont British News Rota
Card file number
60916
Credits:
Camera
George Richardson
Camera
Godfrey Kenneth Hanshaw
Camera
James Humphries
Commentator
Lionel James Gamlin
Camera
Martin Gray
Camera
Montague G. Benson
Camera
Samuelson
Camera
Terry O’Brien
Camera
William G. Carrington
Length of story (in feet)
500
Story extras:

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