• Short Summary

    Footage of the game of Lawn Billiards which is described by Charles Eade.

  • Description

    Hampstead, London

    Full titles read: "SPORTSHOTS NO 29 - LAWN BILLIARDS ! - Described by Charles Eade of the 'Sunday Express'."

    M/S of the ball, stick and the hoop (otherwise known as the swivel) which sticks in the ground, the main items used for playing the game. Several shots of people playing the game on a small outdoor rink. Eade describes the the tactics involved in the game which involve knocking the other opponents balls out of the way or knocking the swivel with their ball. L/S's of the competitors sitting at an outdoor table and sharing a glass of beer after the match.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1090.05
    Media URN:
    37635
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:38:00 / 01:07:20:00
    Canister:
    PT 188

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