• Short Summary

    Limbless ex-servicemen, including Douglas Bader, meet to play golf.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Golf Plus Handicaps".

    Roehampton, Greater London.

    Disabled Ex-Servicemen of BLESMA (British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association) meet to play golf. L/S Roehampton Golf Club. L/S golf course. M/S General Sir Geoffrey Bourne (Director of Operations in Malaya) drives off. Sir Geoffrey has only one arm. C/U Bourne on tee. M/S Mr J. Chambers driving off. C/U Group Captain Douglas Bader (RAF amputee hero) looking on. M/S Ian Caldwell driving off. M/S caddy holding crutches, pan to show the Earl of Ancaster on the tee (the Earl has only one leg). M/S the Earl driving off. M/S caddies looking on. M/S Air Marshal Sir Guy Walker driving off (Sir Guy has only one arm). L/S people walking along the fairway. M/S Douglas Bader driving off. M/S Sir Guy Walker playing from a bunker, camera pans to show his ball rolling on the green. M/S Douglas Bader playing from a bunker, camera pans to show his ball near the hole on the green. M/S Sir Geoffrey putting. C/U caddies watching. M/S Earl of Ancaster putting. M/S Douglas Bader and another man walking towards camera.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:11:00 / 01:24:20:00

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