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  • 09:27 Popular Bowling Skill (1940) - Lawn Bowling, Duckpins, Tenpins

    Bowling Skill (1940) - Lawn Bowling, Duckpins, Tenpins

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    This classic 1940 film short depicts various aspects of "bowling," including Lawn Bowling, outdoor Duckpins (at a fashionable Hollywood outdoor duckpins establishment) and, of course, indoor "Tenpins" bowling.Part of the Grantland Rice Sportlight series.N

  • 15:00 Popular Bowling Stars - Billy Welu vs. Johnny King (Part 1 of 2)

    Bowling Stars - Billy Welu vs. Johnny King (Part 1 of 2)

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    "Bowling Stars" was a filmed, syndicated TV series that aired in the 1950s pitting two top professional bowlers in a three-game match, with the winner decided by total pinfall. The final frames of the second match and the entirety of the third match were

  • 12:45 Popular Bowling Stars - Billy Welu vs. Johnny King (Part 2 of 2)

    Bowling Stars - Billy Welu vs. Johnny King (Part 2 of 2)

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    "Bowling Stars" was a filmed, syndicated TV series that aired in the 1950s pitting two top professional bowlers in a three-game match, with the winner decided by total pinfall. The final frames of the second match and the entirety of the third match were

  • 09:23 Popular Bowling Tricks with Andy Varipapa (1948)

    Bowling Tricks with Andy Varipapa (1948)

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    1948 film short "Bowling Tricks" features the game's best trick shot artist Andy Varipapa and an array of bowling tricks.

  • 01:44 Popular Bowling's Electric Brain (1946) - the world's first automatic pinsetter

    Bowling's Electric Brain (1946) - the world's first automatic pinsetter

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    Newsreel feature about bowling's first automatic pinspotter, the AMF model 82-10. This machine, considered to be a major technological advancement at the time, was first unveiled at a warehouse across the street from the 1946 American Bowling Congress tou

  • 06:11 Popular Brownswick Bowling - Brent vs. Chris, 1981

    Brownswick Bowling - Brent vs. Chris, 1981

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    Two of my son's buddies bowling in our garage. Arlington, TX, 1981.

  • 05:22 Popular Brownswick Bowling - Danny vs Bryan, 1981

    Brownswick Bowling - Danny vs Bryan, 1981

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    Two of my son's buddies bowling in our garage. Arlington, TX. 1981.

  • 09:36 Popular Brownswick Bowling - DJ bowls in the garage, 1981

    Brownswick Bowling - DJ bowls in the garage, 1981

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    This is how it usually worked. One kid would bowl, while another set pins. This was before we finished building the "masking unit" for the lane (seen in other Brownswick Bowling clips). Here's my son DJ bowling a 157. Y'know, this lane was surprisingly tr

  • 09:28 Popular Brownswick Bowling - DJ vs Dustin

    Brownswick Bowling - DJ vs Dustin

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    My son, DJ, bowling with his buddy Dustin in the garage. Arlington, TX. 1981.

  • 07:10 Popular Brownswick Bowling - DJ vs Gary

    Brownswick Bowling - DJ vs Gary

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    My son, DJ, bowls in the garage against Gary. Arlington, TX, 1981.

  • 00:17 Popular Brownswick Bowling - Moonlight Bowling - "A Shot in the Dark"

    Brownswick Bowling - Moonlight Bowling - "A Shot in the Dark"

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    When I was growing up in the 1950s and 60s, local bowling centers offered a weekend ritual known as "Moonlight Bowling," where the house lights were dimmed to a minimum and only the pins were illuminated. This is one shot of "Moonlight Bowling" at Brownsw

  • 00:31 Popular Brunswick Custom LTD bowling ball spot

    Brunswick Custom LTD bowling ball spot

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    TV commercial for Brunswick's Custom LTD bowling ball. Aired in 1971-72. Features PBA legend Dave Soutar.

  • 00:30 Popular Brunswick Fling ladies' bowling ball spot

    Brunswick Fling ladies' bowling ball spot

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    TV commercial for Brunswick Fling ladies' bowling ball. Aired in 1971-72.

  • 00:35 Popular Brunswick live television commercial - 1952

    Brunswick live television commercial - 1952

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    Legendary bowling announcer Fred Wolf, years before he became host of Championship Bowling, narrates this live television commercial for Brunswick. Hey, who WOULDN'T want a Brunswick Mineralite ball? LOL!

  • 13:36 Popular Brunswick promotional film (1948)

    Brunswick promotional film (1948)

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    In 1946, American Machine and Foundry (AMF) introduced the world's first automatic pinspotter. Two years later, AMF's main competitor, the Brunswick-Balke-Collendar Company, had still not yet been able to mass-produce their version of the automatic pinset

  • 01:01 Popular Brunswick Red Crown Dura-King Pins spot (1961)

    Brunswick Red Crown Dura-King Pins spot (1961)

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    This :60-second spot aired during Milton Berle's "Jackpot Bowling" program in January, 1961. The spot promotes the Brunswick brand, and in particular, Brunswick Red Crown Dura-King pins.

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