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  • Description

    Full title reads: "PHOTO FINISH HAS TRY-OUT".

    White City, London.

    Greyhounds at White City, London, leaving traps for the race. Dogs racing, they are seen rounding the first bend, and at the finish. Judge giving a decision. Slow motion of the race.

    Various shots of the photo finish mechanism in operation. This is the first use of the electric eye camera in Britain.

    Close up shot of the tote board at White City. Man standing in telephone kiosk forges totalisator ticket. Present a ticket through the grill of the tote. The ticket being examined under ultra violet rays. Ticket being rejected.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39970
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1153.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:29:00 / 01:55:12:00
    Canister:
    45/86
    Sort Number:
    45/086
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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