Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. The archive's collections of magic lantern slides, films, videos and associated materials capture the many varied aspects of life, work and creativity from the early days of screen history to the present day and serve as a rich and invaluable historical resource.
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FA Cup winners Wolves play at Molineux
A lovely colour film showing the 1949 FA Cup winners Wolves back in action at their Molineux ground soon after their championship win.
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Wolverhampton Wanderers, winners of the 1949 FA Cup are seen in action in this amazing colour film from Austerity Britain. Filmed at their Molineux ground during the following season, the players, including their legendary captain, Billy Wright, are seen posing for an official photograph. Also seated with them is their manager, Stan Cullis. Then play begins. During half-time, look out for the FA Cup itself, being displayed to the crowd by four bearers. Then play resumes.
Eric Norman, who made this film, was a one-time director of Wolverhampton Wanderers.