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    "The popularity of Skittles in Germany demands huge Skittle Alleys, where the skill of the players is no less than their enthusiasm."

    C/U of group of skittles. High angle shot of the bowling alley. Closer shot showing players and their bowling balls. A woman plays closest to the camera. Various shots of people playing ten pin bowling. High angle shot of the men at the end of the skittles run stacking up the pins. More shots of the play. Men write the scores on blackboards at the end. C/U of bowling ball being placed in the chute to send it back to the player.

    "Eve vies with Adam in these championship contests." L/S of woman playing shot from inside the spectators gallery. Closer shot of women playing. More shots of players and of the men who stack the skittles.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 536.

    Note: nice shots - reminds us that ten pin bowling was not always completely automated.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:32:00 / 01:08:53:00
    EP 220
    Sort Number:
    EP 220
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure
    NAT SOC DATES 1930s
  • Stills

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

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