• Short Summary

    Tenpin bowling championships at the ABC Bowl in Birmingham.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Tenpin open Champion".

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    Bowling Championships. L/S the ABC Bowl. L/S ditto with people going in. Various shots competitor having his bowling ball weighed. Interior of bowling alley showing the lanes.

    L/S competitors bowling. M/S ball hits pins. L/S as another man bowls and he scores a strike. C/U ball returned up chute. M/S man picks ball up and prepares to bowl. He bowls and we see the ball hit the pins. M/S woman competitor bowling, the ball knocks five down. M/S man bowling. Various shots showing mechanised system behind the allies that picks up the fallen pins.

    Panning shot Tony Izzard bowling and scoring a strike. C/U Nell Bowen, she bowls and scores a strike. Other competitors watching applaud. L/S the lanes. M/S scorer Dick Sattonfield from USA. L/S as the competition winner Jan Rose walks up to receive cup and check for £600. C/U as he receives the cup and the cheque. C/U Rose holding cup and cheque. L/S crowd applauding. C/U Rose holding cup and cheque.

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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:
    01:11:25:00 / 01:13:29:00

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