The Intercontinental Football League presents Touchdown in Europe 1976

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Compilation film of home movies and news coverage of the 1976 Intercontinental Football League's (IFL) European tour of Germany, Austria, and France promoting American football as a leisure activity. Includes footage of football game play, spectators, cheerleaders, and promotional activities. The narration implies that this film was used to promote the IFL and its potential as a revenue source.

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1 film (17 min., 34 sec.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.

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Intercontinental Football League 1976.

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  • Main Title: The Intercontinental Football League presents Touchdown in Europe 1976
  • Added Title: Bob Kap Archive #1: American Football in Europe

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Compilation film of home movies and news coverage of the 1976 Intercontinental Football League's (IFL) European tour of Germany, Austria, and France promoting American football as a leisure activity. Includes footage of football game play, spectators, cheerleaders, and promotional activities. The narration implies that this film was used to promote the IFL and its potential as a revenue source.

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1 film (17 min., 34 sec.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.

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  • Preferred Citation: Bob Kap Collection (AR0885), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Intercontinental Football League. The Intercontinental Football League presents Touchdown in Europe 1976, video, 1976; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1213299/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.