Snooker Player Alex Higgins awarded cheque for winning Masters; 1978

GVs of Alex Higgins, Snooker Player from Northern Ireland, being awarded first place prize after taking part in the 1978 Masters (officially the 1978 Benson & Hedges Masters). Higgins was playing the match against Canadian Snooker Player, Cliff Thorburn. Sequence features Alex Higgins receiving his prize cheque for £3000 from the Officials during the prize giving ceremony. Higgins shakes hands with the Officials (representatives from Gallaher Group and Benson and Hedges). Includes close up of Higgins holding the trophy, and wearing a flower garland. New London Theatre, UK; 1978 (BBC Sport - The Benson And Hedges Masters 11051717 - 11243001 - 10/02/1978 - AEXZ134L)
GVs of Alex Higgins, Snooker Player from Northern Ireland, being awarded first place prize after taking part in the 1978 Masters (officially the 1978 Benson & Hedges Masters). Higgins was playing the match against Canadian Snooker Player, Cliff Thorburn. Sequence features Alex Higgins receiving his prize cheque for £3000 from the Officials during the prize giving ceremony. Higgins shakes hands with the Officials (representatives from Gallaher Group and Benson and Hedges). Includes close up of Higgins holding the trophy, and wearing a flower garland. New London Theatre, UK; 1978 (BBC Sport - The Benson And Hedges Masters 11051717 - 11243001 - 10/02/1978 - AEXZ134L)
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