From 1903: The Earliest Known Film Footage of a Football Game


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This video, courtesy of the Library of Congress, shows scenes from a game between Princeton and Yale. Skip to 2:00 to see the action.

The halftime show is scandalous. A woman "accidentally" reveals her ankle.

-via Kottke

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The moron that shot this should at least invest in a tripod. And what's with all the jump cuts? Mix it up a little! (A little cross fade never hurt anyone!) Now clean your lens and get back on the field, rookie! Sheesh!
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