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Riotous Rugger

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1606
Date Released
14 Mar 1960
Date submitted
10 Mar 1960
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Surf Boats Battered
  2. 2Riotous Rugger
  3. 3Royal Water Rat
  4. 4Aintree Review

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Riotous Rugger. DESCRIPTION: The Hospitals Rugby Final at Richmond saw a Royal visitor: Prince Philip came to see the encounter, and the teams were presented to him, before the battle commenced. The battle? Well, supporters of the two teams met in a violent clash of their own contrivance. Rotten tomatoes, flour grenades and soot bombs burst all over the place. There was real rugger, too. The London Hospital against St Thomas’s, who were on their way to an eight-nil victory, their fifteenth. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the match! SHOTLIST: MS teams out (London Hospital). GV spectators. SLS Prince Philip meeting St Thomas team. CU same. GV rag. MS fighting. MS same (4). MS London Hospital attacking. LS game in progress. MS same. LS Copus scores. MS crowd. GV Boggan converts. CU students fighting. MS same (2).
Keywords
Sport; Curiosities
Locations
England
Footage sources
Movietone
Pathe
Card file number
79559
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Length of story (in feet)
89
Story extras:

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