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  • Short Summary

    Men flicking marbles, boys flicking marbles watched by crowd of men and boys.

  • Description

    Tinsley Green, Surrey.

    Marble contest.

    CU. Inn sign - 'The Greyhound - Tinsley Green'. CU. Man taking marbles out of box. SCU. Man measuring marbles to see if they conform to size with calipers and CU. LS. Elevated shot of contest in progress. MS. Men standing round the marble ring. LS. Elevated shot contestants moving forward to ring. CU. Man flicking marble. SCU. Another man flicking marble. CU. Another man flicking marble. CU. Rear view of bending man, as he flicks marble. M.S. Man flicking marble. MS. Men flicking marbles (3 shots) SCU. Man flicking marble, then handing it to another contestant. MS. Four men bending, ready to flick marbles. MS. 'Pop' Maynard and his three sons. One of the sons makes a throw. MS. Elevated shot young boys throwing marbles, pan across crowd to real contest in background. CU. Marbles in centre of ring. Boy throws marble which hits them. CU. Spectator smoking cigarette. MS. Small boys watching. CU. Men onlookers. SCU. Two individual competitors. One tosses coin. SCU. Men watching. CU. Man watching. MS. Schoolboys lying on their stomachs watching, and M.S. SCU. Man and woman watching. MS. Boys lying on stomachs. MS. Boy competitors. CU. Boy competitors (3 shots). MS. Boy competitors. (2 shots). MS. Harry Langbridge, world marble champion making a throw. CU. Boy making throw. CU. Harry Langbridge, surrounded by autograph hunters, and SCU (2 shots). SCU. Harry Langbridge chatting with another man. SCU. Derek Bond , film star presenting boy champion with shield. CU. Man with best individual performance receives his prize of a barrel of beer.

    (Mute Neg.) (Cuts 49/32).

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:18:00 / 01:17:09:00
    UN 2113 C

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