Playing Marbles 1937

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Playing marbles.

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M/S of group of elderly men playing marbles in a circle. M/S of two schoolboys watching and grinning. Various shots as the men flick the marbles and they land in the circle, C/U of one of the men.

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Cataloguer:
Emma
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
41975
Sort Number:
NSP 064
Time in/Out:
01:33:41:00 / 01:34:00:00
Canister:
NSP 64
Film ID:
1238.24
Issue Date:
17/06/1937

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