• Short Summary

    New electronic device to register a hit in fencing.

  • Description

    Note: Location of the events are unknown.

    Full titles read: "THE ELECTRIC UMPIRE - A Fencing Novelty."

    M/S of two competitors in a fencing contest. The commentator explains that often "disputes arise over a 'touché' - or in lay parlance, a hit." M/S of a judge standing next to a scoring mechanism. C/U's of a square box which is a new electronic device to register when an opponent has been hit. A cable attached to the box is plugged into the sword. M/S's of the two competitors demonstrating how it works. When an opponent registers a hit a bell automatically rings.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1112.11
    Media URN:
    38728
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:50:00 / 01:22:50:00
    Canister:
    PT 257

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