Snooker Trick Shots 1961

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Clacton, Essex.

L/S of an outdoor swimming pool at a holiday camp (although not specified, looks like Butlin's / Butlins). A swimming race is taking place. Shot of spectator and M/S of redcoat standing beside the pool as a woman swims to the edge.

Interior of a snooker hall. Various...



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  • "John Pullman" should read John Pulman.

    jamied 4th May 2012
  • Thanks!

    British Pathé 24th May 2012

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