• Short Summary

    Item showing a game of Bat Polo played in canoes. Crystal Palace, London.

  • Description

    No title - Bat polo. Crystal Palace. London.

    Interior Crystal Palace pool with game of Bat Polo in progress between Sheffield and Birmingham. M/S as ball is thrown into pool. Various shots of the match, as they row in their canoes and hit the ball against square piece of wood to score a goal. C/U two men fighting for the ball, one gets dragged under water. A Birmingham man picks ball up and throws it. M/S Sheffield and Birmingham men fighting in water, they go under.

    M/S two teams fighting for the ball. M/S as a Sheffield player throws the ball towards goal but it goes over top. M/S crowd. Various shots of the two teams fighting for the ball. Sheffield gain possession and pass the ball about. M/S Sheffield man with the ball, he throws it to the middle of the pool.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2243.16
    Media URN:
    57816
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1970
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:10:00 / 01:19:03:00
    Canister:
    70/16

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