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  • Short Summary

    Girls watch an automatic tennis server in action. We then see an automatic golf driver.

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    C/U of three women looking at a machine which has a turning cog that has a tennis racket attached. C/U of the machine - the racket hits tennis balls. L/S of a dozen girls - all in white watching the balls flying through the air.

    "Slow-motion shows what a nasty service this would be to meet - the ball is travelling about 60 miles an hour." We see the machine hitting balls in slow motion. L/S of the girls watching. We then see an automatic golf driver. M/S of man turning the wheel on a machine which has a golf club attached. The machine tests golf balls' flight and durability. Man steps on a lever which sets the machine off. We see the machine take various shots. We then see the machine working in slow motion.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 669.

    Note: flash-frame intertitles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    908.03
    Media URN:
    15325
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:25:00 / 01:11:37:00
    Canister:
    EP 166

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