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    Totalisator.

    Wimbledon stadium, Greater London.

    M/S of four sellers issuing tickets at pay desk hatches. C/U relay lamps flashing on forecast rack. M/S adding machine with switches revolving. Various shots of forecast indicator registering figures. M/S seller issuing combination for dog race. C/U tickets being ejected from machine. C/U cashier's hand taking money. M/S from outside booth as customer receives ticket. M/S control room and operators. C/U clock showing time to be almost 9.30. M/S telephonists deducting unsold tickets. Various shots of the control room. C/U clock reading 9.30. Various shots as panel operator closes sales by pressing buttons "close sales" and "stop betting". M/S sellers slamming windows and counting money. Various shots of the control room, operators call over forecast units on to electric adding machine. Various shots as announcer broadcasts result.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45186
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1381.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:30:00 / 01:09:25:00
    Canister:
    NP 336
    Sort Number:
    NP 336
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    Sport & Leisure Science & Technology Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    science museum robots Various London Clips
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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