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  • Short Summary

    Joe Davis demonstrates his prowess with a snooker cue - various trick shots, some slow motion.

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    C/U of the snooker player Joe Davies - he holds his snooker cue and smiles at the camera. Camera dissolve to the triangle of snooker balls on the table. Joe "breaks". Dissolve to Joe standing by the table. "His stance, whether playing "safe" or "open" is a good one to copy.| Joe takes some shots - high angles show his body positioning. A tricky shot is taken. We see the balls in C/U as the white ball curls around another to pot the one Joe was after. It drops into the pocket.

    M/S of Joe taking another tricky shot. C/U of the cue as he hits the white. "Be careful of the next one, unless you'd like to hear the "Tearin' of the Green" reads the intertitle. Joe takes a shot and we see it in slow motion. He bounces the white ball over another. We watch Joe play. Ends with a C/U of Joe holding his cue.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 512.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    888.26
    Media URN:
    15130
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1928
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:07:00 / 01:56:05:00
    Canister:
    EP 128

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    All references to "Joe Davies" in the title, text and tags should read Joe Davis.

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