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Football As It Is Played Today

USA, 1962 (MIFF 1964, The Sporting Life)

Director: Joseph L. Anderson

The dawn to dusk activities of a football Saturday are condensed to reveal the ant-like ritual of people at mass sporting events. A folk-music background adds wry comment.

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USA, 1963
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Canada, 1961
A candid camera report on a bout at the Montreal Forum where the star wrestlers play to the house and the fans are not above lending a hand themselves. ... More »

Parc des Princes

France, 1963
With the clever use of sound and an original editing technique, players and spectators are observed during a football mutch at the Parc des Princes in Paris. ... More »

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