• Short Summary

    Sunday Chronicle Chess Tournament with Arturo Pomar and motorcycle racing in Vienna.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Wot! No Thrills?".

    London and Vienna, Austria.

    Sunday Chronicle Chess Tournament in London. Various shots of chess game between Arturo Pomar, 14 year old chess champion from Spain, and a man. M/S of another pair playing chess, one is a serviceman. Various shots of people watching the matches in silence.

    Motor cycle racing in Vienna. Various shots of motorcycle sidecar race around track. More shots of Arturo and other opponents in London. Good C/Us of clocks and chess pieces. More shots of motorbikes in Vienna. More shots chess. M/S of motorcyclists crashing. C/U of chess piece being moved across board.

    Note: see separate record for version 2 (film id 1372.23).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1372.20
    Media URN:
    44947
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:30:00 / 01:25:54:00
    Canister:
    46/5

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