• Short Summary

    An amateur golf championship gains star appeal thanks to appearance by Bing Crosby.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Golf. Crooners Swing At St. Andrews".

    St. Andrews, Scotland. An amateur golf championship gains star appeal thanks to appearance by Bing Crosby.

    SV Film star and singer Bing Crosby walking out onto course and being greeted. CU Crowd, including girls, smiling. SV Bing Crosby and partner, JK Wilson. SV Crowd watching. SV JK Wilson driving off on No 1 tee. SV Crowd watching. SV Bing Crosby driving off from No 1 tee.

    GV Course. SV Bing Crosby about to putt on the 5th green. CU Ball being hit by club. SV Ball rolls along and nearly goes into hole. SV Crowd watching. SV Wilson putting ball. Ball rolls along to hole. CU Ball into hole. CU Scoreboard shot showing Crosby 2 up at the 5th.

    SV Samuel Max McCready driving off from the 6th. Back view gallery walking along. SV Towards and pan, McCready and Amateur golfer JJB Henderson walking along. SV Towards and pan Radio singer Donald Peers and CL Muir walking along. GV Course. SV Muir putting on the 5th. and nearly sinks ball. SV Crowd watching. SV Donald Peers driving. LV Crowd gathering round green. Side view pan Donald Peers walking off course after losing against Muir. SV Bing Crosby and Wilson posing together. Bing juggling with golf balls.

    (Orig.Neg.) Selected originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:47:00 / 01:42:13:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    The footage was shot on 22 May 1950.

    "J K Wilson" is "Jim Wilson".

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