• Short Summary

    Amateur archery tournament is held at Southend.

  • Description

    Southend, Essex.

    GV. Men competitors in line and firing during archery competition at Southend. SCU. Bearded competitor fires arrow. GV. Line of targets. SV. Lieutenant Pardo dressed in Davy Crockett outfit fires arrow. LV. Competitor in wheelchair taking aim. SV. Camera pans down to the wheelchair. SCU. Competitor firing arrow. GV. Men competitors in line firing. CU. Mr Joe Davis taking aim - he was winner in the men's class. SV. Man looking through telescope at targets. SV. Doctor Ashcroft who came second, taking aim and firing. Camera pans to targets in the distance. SV. Arrows in target, another strikes. AS. Competitors walking towards targets to check score. SV. Competitors around targets taking scores. Pan to target full of arrows. CU. Man writing on scorecard. CU. Joe Davis, the winner.

    GV. Women competitors in line and firing. SV. Miss Joyce Warner on right taking aim alongside Miss C. Weeks - they were 1st & 2nd respectively. Miss Warner fires, followed by Miss Weeks. SV. Women competitors firing. SV. Arrows in target, another strikes it. SCU. Woman competitor taking aim and firing (natural sound). SV. Colin Farman is struck in the rear by the above arrow as he is about to take a photograph, he pulls the arrow out and throws it away looking pained.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:43:00 / 01:57:39:00

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