Detail

Title ID 1005Collection ID487
TitleFootballer Bobby
Date[1968?]
CollectionAstor School
Genre/TypeAmateurFiction
KeywordsChildren Schools Sport
Location
LocalDover
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJ. Seal
CameraR. Gibson
DirectorR. Gibson
ProducerJ. Seal
EditorR. Gibson
LightingS. Todd; M. McGurk
Other creditsContinuity & Props: S. Hudson
Format16mm Colour Sound
Duration12min. 58sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Forming part of the Astor School collection, this short film depicts a fictional scenario about a schoolboy called Bobby who is obsessed with football. He dreams about playing league football; his ambition negatively affects his performance at school. His disappointment about not being selected for the school football team is soon forgotten as he is eventually chosen to play, scores a number of goals and is selected for the team.