• Short Summary

    Dart expert Joe Hitchcock does some stunts in a bar with the help of his friend George.

  • Description

    London.

    In a pub we see dart expert Joe Hitchcock doing stunts with darts. He knocks a cigarette out of the mouth of George 'Rubber' Cornell (Connell?) with a dart. Joe then throws 4" nails at a dartboard, knocking a match out of George's mouth. Then Joe throws a nail at a sixpence in George's hand, knocking it out of his fingers and still scoring a bullseye with the nail! A crowd of men in caps and scarves watches.

    C/U of George's hands with matches placed under his dirty fingernails (yuk). Joe knocks each match off with a nail. George holds a sixpence in his mouth and Joe knocks it off with a dart or nail. Finally, Joe balances a coin on George's nose and knocks it off with a nail.

    Note: Joe and George used this act to raise funds for the St Dunstan's charity.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1247.09
    Media URN:
    34090
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:15:00 / 01:16:09:00
    Canister:
    NP 177

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