FIREWORKS ROBOT SEIZES FLAMING FOOTBALL (Feb, 1932)
FIREWORKS ROBOT SEIZES FLAMING FOOTBALL
A game of Rugby football was played in fireworks recently in England as a spectacular part of a great pyrotechnic display. At the climax, a robot goalkeeper outlined in flames recovered a blazing ball from beneath a pair of flaming goalposts.
A rehearsal of the thrilling episode is shown in the photograph at the right. The celebration commemorated the anniversary of the discovery of the Guy Fawkes Gunpowder Plot, a conspiracy to blow up the British Houses of Parliament a little over three hundred years ago, which is observed in England much after the fashion of Fourth of July in this country.