Snooker Player Alex Higgins pots red ball and wins the Masters; 1978

GVs of Alex Higgins, Snooker Player from Northern Ireland, 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 playing the last few shots during the final match. He is seen potting a red ball, then misses the next shot of the black ball, but it is announced that he has defeated Cliff Thorburn and won the tournament, with a score of seven frames to five. The two players are seen together, Thorburn congratulating Higgins on his win. 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, 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 playing the last few shots during the final match. He is seen potting a red ball, then misses the next shot of the black ball, but it is announced that he has defeated Cliff Thorburn and won the tournament, with a score of seven frames to five. The two players are seen together, Thorburn congratulating Higgins on his win. New London Theatre, UK; 1978 (BBC Sport - The Benson And Hedges Masters 11051717 - 11243001 - 10/02/1978 - AEXZ134L)
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