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  • Short Summary

    Ace billiards players demonstrate their technique and do a few trick shots.

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    Walter Lindrum & Tom Newman take time out from the International Tournament to show their Billiards techniques. One of the men is Australian and left handed.

    C/U of the two men chatting. They both wear waistcoats and bow ties. Various shots demonstrate how the men hold their cues. Lindrum shows the correct practice for "the losing hazard." High angle shot of the table as shots are taken. Newman demonstrates the straight half-ball. Walter demonstrates his "close-cannon game." C/U of the balls as he demonstrates the shot. This is contrasted with Tom at his "top-of-the-table game". Various shots seen from a high angle. Lindrum and Newman demonstrate some trick shots including making a ball jump over another one and making a ball jump into a hat.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 657.

    Note: paper records state both Walter Lindrum and Horace Lindrum to be the name of Tom's opponent.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:13:00 / 01:55:37:00
    EP 160

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