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Halifax v Salford
Halifax v Salford

Halifax v Salford 1901


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Halifax v Salford 1901

2 mins United Kingdom

Though the camera can't always follow the pace, this record of a Yorkshire v Lancashire contest is one of the best of Mitchell and Kenyon's rugby films. Shot on a bitter February day, it boasts sharp, lively images of play and camera positions that bring us almost nose-to-nose with the players. Spectators are packed tightly on the terraces, which might at least have helped keep the cold at bay.


Sport Non-Fiction


Rugby matches


Edwardian Sports




United Kingdom



Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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