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  • Short Summary

    Trick shots are performed to show off Tom's skill with the billiards cue.

  • Description

    Tom Reece - the famous billiards player is featured in this "camera interview."

    C/U of Tom in a white shirt and bow tie. C/U of his hand holding a billiards cue, showing his technique. C/U of hand as he pots a ball. Various shots of Tom playing billiards to show off his technique.

    Intertitle reads: "Tom has figured in many novel "stroke" records... from the "cradle" upwards...but his "cannon" play is world-famous. M/S of Tom doing a trick shot. C/Us of the tricksy shot.

    Was item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 518.

    Safety print only. Very dark print.

    Note: there is a woman billiards player watching Tom - could be Joyce Gardner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    930.15
    Media URN:
    16613
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1928
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:17:00 / 01:54:02:00
    Canister:
    EP 129

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