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W/A view of Dublin city.
Notice - Roll I.
Sign - O'Connell Street.
Policeman walking down the street and into the betting shop.
Taxi driver driving up in car.
Ditto getting out of car and walking into the betting shop.
Sign on wall - G. Roche, Gentleman Only, etc.
Illuminated sign - G. Roch Bookmaker.
Policeman enters the booking office.
Over his shoulder to the racing form sheet.
He puts on his glasses.
He selects a horse.
Reaches for a betting slip.
Writing out the betting slip.
Reaches for his purse and counts out five shillings.
Walks over to the counter with the betting slip.
Hands over the betting slip.
Bookmaker hands out the ticket.
Over the shoulder of the taxidriver at betting sheet.
C/U of taxi driver.
His finger moves down the list of horses.
Reaches for the betting slip and writes out his bet.
Takes off his hat, removes tenshillings from the lining, picks up betting slip and walks over to the counter.
Comes to the counter with the betting slip and hands it over.
Bookmaker hands over the ticket and change.
C/U of hand taking off the telephone and laying it on the desk (this puts the telephone line through to the loudspeaker when a girl in England reads off the winners of the latest race. This system is in use all over Ireland. Telephone is new connected to the loudspeaker on the wall giving the results of the 2.30 race - see next shots.
C/U of clock and loudspeaker.
Group of men waiting for the results.
C/U of taxi driver awaiting the results.
Ditto of elderly man ditto.
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