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Candlemas Ball Game

Series

Series Name
Pathe Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
43/14
Date Released
18 Feb 1943
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The King with the Canadians
  2. 2Oxford Win the Boat Race
  3. 3A Fight Between Friends
  4. 4Newsbriefs
  5. *Australian Defence Corps
  6. *Candlemas Ball Game
  7. *Blimp in the Making
  8. *Ski Troops in Training

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Summary
Jedburgh in Scotland is the scene of the annual Ball Game. People from either end of the town compete for the ball, the purpose of which is to throw it over the opposition side’s boundary wall, thus scoring a goal. The Uppies beat the Downies 9-2.
Local distribution only
Dublin release only
Keywords
Sport; Customs and traditions
Locations
Jedburgh; Roxburghshire
Length of story (in feet)
111
Story extras:
Film clip

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Notes
Pathe now also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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