Item showing a game of Bat Polo played in canoes. Crystal Palace, London.
No title - Bat polo. Crystal Palace. London.
Interior Crystal Palace pool with game of Bat Polo in progress between Sheffield and Birmingham. M/S as ball is thrown into pool. Various shots of the match, as they row in their canoes and hit the ball against square piece of wood to score a goal. C/U two men fighting for the ball, one gets dragged under water. A Birmingham man picks ball up and throws it. M/S Sheffield and Birmingham men fighting in water, they go under.
M/S two teams fighting for the ball. M/S as a Sheffield player throws the ball towards goal but it goes over top. M/S crowd. Various shots of the two teams fighting for the ball. Sheffield gain possession and pass the ball about. M/S Sheffield man with the ball, he throws it to the middle of the pool.