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  • Borders
  • Selkirkshire


  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Sporting activities


  • Local topical


  • 1910s

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Reference number: 0762B

Date: 1912

Sponsor: Scotts Hawick Pavilion Limited and Pavilion, Galashiels

Production company: Gaumont News

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.00 mins

Description: The game in progress and onlooking crowds at a rugby league championship match in Galashiels in the Borders.

Shotlist: Credits (.05); Shots outside rugby ground. Views of the crowds (1.17); Inside the ground, pan of crowds in stand. One man gets up and performs a jig for the camera (1.48); Shots of men and boys standing around the pitch. The players for Galasheils and Hawick emerge from changing rooms and wend their way through the crowds onto the pitch, negotiating a wire fence on the way (2.20); Shots of game in progress including scrums, tackles throw-ins (3.50); More shots of the watching crowd (4.06)