Indoor Bowls 1960

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C/U of a statue of Francis Drake near the bowling green at Plymouth Hoe in Devon; commentator talks of how Drake made the game famous by refusing to interrupt a game as the Spanish Armada approached. L/S of a game of bowls being played on the green; a war memorial is seen in the background, the Drake...



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CP 309
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