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U.K.: OXFORD V. CAMBRIDGE - TIDDLY-WINKS.
Visnews was at Cambridge Feb 26 to film the first official inter-university tiddly winks match between Oxford and Cambridge. After a two hour battle, Cambridge University smashed a first-class Oxford side to become the all-England Tiddlywinks champions.
The Cambridge team - already world champions after their fighting victory last year over the Goons (members of the radio programme cast of the Goon Show) won by 64 points to 48.
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|Date original||26 Feb 1959|
|Subset||Reuters TV - RTV Post 1957|
|1.||LV. Ext. Cambridge University.||2 ft|
|2.||CU Poster advertising tiddlywink ball||4 ft|
|3.||STV Pan Across the four mats (SOF) Announcing start of match.|
|4.||SV Oxford kick off with a near miss||21 ft|
|5.||SCU Cambridge also just miss a tiddle.||24.5 ft|
|6.||SCU Stirling Moss watching the battle||25.5 ft|
|7.||SCU An Oxford player flips badly.||28 ft|
|8.||STV Crowd||29 ft|
|9.||CU Cambridge player surreptitiously shoving an Oxford wink further away from the tiddle.||34 ft|
|10.||SV A mis-flip by Cambridge.||26.5 ft|
|11.||CU Another.||38 ft|
|12.||SCU Judge inspecting winks closely before giving a decision.||40 ft|
|13.||SV Chris Brasher watching.||42 ft|
|14.||SV From Cambridge to Oxford contestant||45 ft|
|15.||CU Both players flipping.||47 ft|
|16.||STV Cambridge making the winning flip.||51.5 ft|
|17.||SV The Mayor and Mayoress of Cambridge watching.||53.5 ft|
|18.||SV Announcer pronouncing Cambridge the winners. Applaud to end.||62 ft|
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