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  • Short Summary

    American golfer Jim Barnes wins the Open at Prestwick in Scotland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Open. Golf's greatest honour goes to America again - British born Jim Barnes winning with fine score of 300. Prestwick, Strathclyde, Scotland.

    Various shots as people run across the golf course following the players. L/S as one man takes his shot in a bunker, everyone applauds. More shots of the spectators running about, they pick a rope up and stand behind it. The camera pans across the green. M/S as Jim takes his shot and it goes in the hole, everyone applauds. M/S as the trophy is put on its stand. People stand around as a man presents Jim with the trophy and he smiles. M/S as he puts something in his pocket and holds the trophy up for all to see. C/U of his face.

    L/S of the spectators running along, a train drives by in the background, M/S of the green, a man lifts the flag out of the hole as the ball gets near, the player then hits it into the hole. L/S of the scene with people standing around, various shots of Jim playing the game and others taking their shots. One man smokes a pipe as he plays his shot. L/S of the green again, various shots of the green and players. Jim is presented with the Cup, C/U of him smiling, he points at the camera. Various shots of the game again.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:47:06 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:08:00 / 01:54:36:00
    G 1202

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