• Short Summary

    John Pulman demonstrates some of his trick shots in a holiday camp snooker hall.

  • Description

    Clacton, Essex.

    L/S of an outdoor swimming pool at a holiday camp (although not specified, looks like Butlin's / Butlins). A swimming race is taking place. Shot of spectator and M/S of redcoat standing beside the pool as a woman swims to the edge.

    Interior of a snooker hall. Various shots of people at the tables. Expert John Pulman trains some players and then demonstrates some trick shots. Lots of people watch, including a man in a vicar's outfit with a fag in his hand. Good C/Us of John and the spectators and C/Us of the billiards table as he pots lots of balls in a fancy fashion.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    161.02
    Media URN:
    1891
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1961
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:23:00 / 01:02:30:00
    Canister:
    CP 355

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "John Pullman" should read John Pulman.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks!

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