• Short Summary

    Darts champion Joe Hitchcock shows off his skills with a number of stunts involving precision throwing.

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    Bognor, West Sussex.

    L/S row of people playing darts. M/S darts champion Joe Hitchcock, group of people are stood behind him, man walks into frame next to him. C/U Joe takes 3 six inch nails out of his pocket. M/S he starts throwing, M/S dart board, he takes the nails out. M/S woman volunteer from audience comes forward. Various shots girl stands in front of board, he lifts her chin up and puts a cigarette in her mouth. M/S he starts throwing the nails, M/S girl, first nail misses, second one knocks the cigarette out. M/S two girls look at each other and wince. M/S Joe puts match in man's mouth. C/U half is knocked away by nail, he puts it in the other way round. M/S Joe preparing to throw. C/U profile of man as match is knocked out.

    M/S man and woman watching. M/S another man facing dart board, Joe puts a cigarette in his ears. Several shots as Joe throws and knocks cigarettes out. M/S three young men watching. M/S as Joe balances a coin and a toggle on a man's nose, M/S he throws. C/U man's profile as they are knocked off. C/U woman watching. Various shots boy with button stuck on his tongue. L/S Joe throws dart, M/S boy, Joe knocks button off. M/S Joe blindfolds himself, various shots girl with lit cigarette in her mouth, Joe knocks it out.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:13:00 / 01:27:01:00
    CP 463

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