• Short Summary

    Skittles are played at the King's Arms pub in Kingston, Greater London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Beer and skittles.

    King's Arms pub, Kingston, Greater London.

    M/S photograph of old skittles team, pan up to sign "Lignum Vitae". M/S of current team arriving. Various shots as new members are told how to handle the cheeses made from hard wood. A man takes aim and throws, he knocks two skittles down. Another new member tries and knocks all 9 down, C/U man applauding, another stands the skittles up again. When all nine are knocked down everyone has a pint of "good beer" they push him to the bar. M/S as he is lifted up by two men and bumped on the cheeses, another tradition. Various shots of men laughing. Various shots of the game, all the skittles are knocked down again and some of the men drink up quickly so they can have the next round of beer.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1388.15
    Media URN:
    45379
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:41:00 / 01:34:10:00
    Canister:
    NP 75

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