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    First Welsh National Archery Championship held at Powis Castle.

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    Title reads: "News in Sports".

    First Welsh National Archery Championship at Welshpool, Wales.

    Panning shot archery contest in grounds of Powis Castle, showing surrounding countryside. G/V showing contestant lined up in front of castle. C/U male competitor shooting. C/U Mr. T. Tasker firing. C/U Doctor Casper firing. C/U Mr. P. Davies (eventual winner) firing. G/V targets. C/U one of the targets as an arrow nearly hits the bullseye.

    Various C/Us women contestants firing, including Mrs. Till, the eventual winner of the Women's Championship. C/U target as an arrow hits it. C/U target as two arrows hit, one in the bullseye. G/V contestant walking towards targets. C/U official examining target. C/U an official writing. C/U target as hand pulls two arrows out.

    Various shots of Mrs. Till being presented with cup and medals by the Lady Paramount, Lady Hamer. C/U children clapping. C/U Lady Hamer shaking hands with Mr. Davies winner of the Men's Championships. M/S crowd applauding.

    Note: see separate records for other "News in Sports" stories in 59/65.

    Note: letter on file from secretary of North Wales Archery Society about competition.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:45:00 / 01:02:48:00

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