• Short Summary

    American Golfer Arnold Palmer wins the British Open Golf Championship at Birkdale.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Birkdale. Palmer Wins 'Open'."

    Royal Birkdale Golf Course, Lancashire. Arnold Palmer wins British Open Golf Championship.

    LV pan Dai Rees (South Hertfordshire) hits onto the green from the rough pan ball landing on the green. GV crowds around the green watching. SV Dai Rees makes long putt.

    GV Harold Henning (South Africa) making long putt, he sinks the ball. The two men Henning and Dai Rees walk off the green. GV crowd on the way to the 18th.

    SV the American golfer Arnold Palmer walks past camera followed by crowds and followed by Australian Kel Nagle. GV massed crowds assembled round the 18th. SV Kel Nagle putting on the 18th the ball stops just short of the hole. SV massed crowds assembled round the 18th to watch Arnold Palmer makes his winning putt. GV Arnold Palmer making his final putt, he sinks the ball and wins the game amidst applause Nagle walks over to Palmer and shakes him by the hand.

    SV Dai Rees putting on the 18th he sinks the ball to come second in the competition amidst applause zoom back to GV and Dai Rees throws the golf ball amongst the crowds.

    SV Arnold Palmer and his wife pushing their way through crowds. GV crowds assembled in front of pavilion for the presentation of the trophy. SV Presentation of the Claret Jug to Arnold Palmer. GV crowds around pavilion and Arnold Palmer holding up the trophy for all to see.

    (Rota Lav)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:14:00 / 01:10:03:00

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