SCOTTISH CUP FINAL - ABERDEEN v CELTIC AT HAMPDEN PARK, 24th APRIL, 1937

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Places:

  • Glasgow
  • Aberdeen

Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • JAY, Ronald L.
  • Green’s Film Service / Green’s Topical Productions

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: SCOTTISH CUP FINAL - ABERDEEN v CELTIC AT HAMPDEN PARK, 24th APRIL, 1937

Reference number: 0849

Date: 1937

Director: filmed by Jay's Film Service

Sponsor: [ Green's Playhouse, Glasgow]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7 mins

Description: The Scottish Cup Final at Hampden Park, Glasgow, where Celtic beat Aberdeen 2-1. Footage of the crowds making their way to the ground, watching the match in progress and the winning team having their photograph taken with the trophy.

Found in Green's Playhouse, Glasgow. Scottish Cup Final Match, 24th April, 1937. Crowd capacity 146,433 - second highest ever at Hampden - beaten previous week by 149,000.

Shotlist: Credits (.17); Exterior of LMS Buchanan Street station, Glasgow (.23); Shots of vendor with poster advertising the match and selling rosettes, street traffic in the background (.34); Passengers walking through station forecourt, amongst them some team supporters (.55); Shot from station of streets outside full of people and of street vendors selling rosettes (1.08); Shot from roof of stadium and of crowds making their way to Hampden, cars parked outside (1.19); Shot of crowds of supporters in the street next to the stadium (1.33); Crowds inside the ground on the terracing (1.55); Shots of a man on a podium, leading the singing (2.01); Brass band (2.08); Crowd shots (2.15); Teams come out onto field (2.32); The captains toss and the match begins. A goal is scored. Shots of the terracing and back to the game. A second goal is scored (4.24); Brief shot of the brass band at half-time (4.26); General shots of stadium as game continues (4.58); Play continues and a third goal is scored (6.09); Shots of cheering spectators as game continues (6.27); Celtic football team and club officials pose for group photographs with the trophy. Various photographs are taken (6.52); The End (6.55)