Detail

Title ID 9996Collection ID1435
Title[Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Match at Molineux Stadium]
Date[1949]
CollectionNorman Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionCelebration
ThemeUrban Life
KeywordsLaw Enforcement Leisure Time Activities Men Sport
Location
LocalWolverhampton
RegionalEast Midlands
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionEric Norman
CameraEric Norman
ParticipantsBilly Wright (Capatin), Stan Cullis (Manager)
Format16mm Colour Silent
Duration00:04:15:21
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This colour film provides highlights of a Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wolves - gold and black kit) football match at their home ground Molineux Stadium. Shots include a parade of the previously won FA cup trophy, being paraded around the stadium during half time.

Description

This colour film shows the Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wolves - gold and black kit) playing (away kit - white shirt, navy shorts and socks. Bolton Wanderers ?) at the Molineux Stadium. The opposite team enter the football pitch first, while the Wolves group together to take team photographs on the pitch with their manager Stan Cullis, Captain Billy Wright and the FA Cup.

Highlights follow of a warm-up session before the game. Start of the match where both captains shake hands and toss a coin - Wolves win the kick off. Highlights of the first half of the match. The FA cup being paraded on a platform by two men, guarded by two police officers, as it tours the field of play at half time. Players return to the pitch for the second half (?) with brief highlights of the game.

Black and white footage of the same game on TID 9980.

Stills

A still from [Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Match at Molineux Stadium] (1949)

Contextual information

Film-maker Eric Norman was the director of the football club the Wolverhampton Wanderers. The Wolverhampton Wanderers were one of the founder teams of the Football League in 1887 (a Midlands team).(date 1947)

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