• Short Summary

    Visnews was at Cambridge Feb 26 to film the first official inter-university tiddly winks match between Oxford and Cambridge.

  • Description

    1.
    LV. Ext. Cambridge University.
    2 ft

    2.
    CU Poster advertising tiddlywink ball
    4 ft

    3.
    STV Pan Across the four mats (SOF) Announcing start of match.


    4.
    SV Oxford kick off with a near miss
    21 ft

    5.
    SCU Cambridge also just miss a tiddle.
    24.5 ft

    6.
    SCU Stirling Moss watching the battle
    25.5 ft

    7.
    SCU An Oxford player flips badly.
    28 ft

    8.
    STV Crowd
    29 ft

    9.
    CU Cambridge player surreptitiously shoving an Oxford wink further away from the tiddle.
    34 ft

    10.
    SV A mis-flip by Cambridge.
    26.5 ft

    11.
    CU Another.
    38 ft

    12.
    SCU Judge inspecting winks closely before giving a decision.
    40 ft

    13.
    SV Chris Brasher watching.
    42 ft

    14.
    SV From Cambridge to Oxford contestant
    45 ft

    15.
    CU Both players flipping.
    47 ft

    16.
    STV Cambridge making the winning flip.
    51.5 ft

    17.
    SV The Mayor and Mayoress of Cambridge watching.
    53.5 ft

    18.
    SV Announcer pronouncing Cambridge the winners. Applaud to end.
    62 ft



    Initials AW/MR/RL



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Visnews was at Cambridge Feb 26 to film the first official inter-university tiddly winks match between Oxford and Cambridge. After a two hour battle, Cambridge University smashed a first-class Oxford side to become the all-England Tiddlywinks champions.

    The Cambridge team - already world champions after their fighting victory last year over the Goons (members of the radio programme cast of the Goon Show) won by 64 points to 48.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD9H4ABRWSJ6LWZWYCQY9ZFKOM
    Media URN:
    VLVAD9H4ABRWSJ6LWZWYCQY9ZFKOM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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