A Rugby match and an American football game being played, successively, in France during World War II
France Date:1944 Duration:1 min 23 sec Sound:Yes
A Rugby match in France at the end of World War 2 in Europe. Opens as players come out of a huddle and kick off. Play proceeds. Closeup of Allied military officers in front row seats of a huge stadium filled with spectators. Commercial advertisements are posted in French all along the stadium roof facia. Views alternating between play on the field and spectators cheering in the stands. Complete change U.S. soldiers playing and American football game. closeup of a player, wearing shoulder pads, helping a teammate with his jersey. Another player wearing a protective helmet. View of the football players starting the game with a kickoff. The stadium appears to have mostly U.S. military spectators (although some French civilians are seen standing in the stands at end of the film). Glimpse of an American woman in military uniform cheering in the stands. Views of the game in progress. Near the end, one of the players kicks a field goal.
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