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Sheffield Wednesday v United
At a packed Edgar Street ground non-league Hereford United take on Sheffield Wednesday in a foggy and chilly cup tie.
Amateur film 1958 14 mins Silent
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Fourteen years before the pitch invasion that followed Hereford Utd's defeat of Newcastle, one of the biggests FA Cup upsets of all time, here they are at the same stage of the competition. As in 1972 the loyal fans packed Edgar Street, a ground that with its close proximity to the livestock market has been known to have cows paraded across it! Although it can be hard to follow the action in this amateur film Hereford went down by three goals to nil to their Yorkshire visitors.
Hereford remained in the Southern League until they were elected to play in the Football League in 1972. They continued in the lower tiers of the league game until debt problems forced their winding up in December 2014.
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Sport 1924 2 mins Silent
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Amateur film 1973 10 mins Location: Sunderland
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Non-Fiction 1922 1 mins Silent Location: Highbury
FA Cup third round: Arsenal v Leicester City and Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest.
Documentary 1974 18 mins Location: Sunderland
What could the future hold for young Wearsiders?
Non-Fiction 1925 1 mins
An appreciative crowd at Ewood Park witnesses Blackburn progress to the FA Cup 4th round with a 3-1 win against Tottenham.
Amateur film 1967 5 mins Silent Location: Hereford
A leisurely amble through the historic landmarks of Herefordshire.
News 1969 7 mins Location: Hereford
No longer a cottage industry: by 1969 Bulmer's of Hereford was producing cider on an industrial scale.
Home movie 1960 4 mins Silent Location: Hereford
The ancient and modern bring life to Hereford's historic city centre.
Dale: The Building and Opening of Hereford Cattle Market Dale: The Building and Opening of Hereford Cattle Market
Home movie 1956 10 mins Silent Location: Hereford
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Amateur film 1952 21 mins Silent Location: Llangurig
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Documentary 1948 15 mins Location: Ross-on-Wye
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Animation & Artists Moving Image 2017 4 mins
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Drama 2018 8 mins
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Three African American fathers unravel the incomparable partnership of forgiveness and community.
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