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Billiard Room, The

An experienced player shows how better technique will improve your game of billiards.
Series : Adults Learning | Episode : 4 | Year : 1972 | Total Duration : 5.5 Minutes | Producer : Joe Scully
Director : Peter Weir |
Two young men playing game of snooker in dimly lit billiard hall and chatting about one of them dropping out of university. Man with moustache and smoking older man watch on. All wear 1970s fashion such as vests, turtleneck. CU of cue missing cue ball. The older man offers to teach them to play. He chalks his cue and demonstrates techniques. VS of balls being hit, missing and sinking. He leaves, gesturing with hand that they owe him a drink. The young men are unimpressed, put cues on wall rack and walk away. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 141247 | 5 mins 11 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |