Here, in a pre-Turner
edition, is the same pair.
The distiguished gentleman in the background
is Jim Trueman, by all accounts a genuine loss to the sport and the world
when taken by cancer well before his allotted three-score and ten.
the left photo the men appear to be enjoying themselves. In the right one, it
seems to me they are timing the participants' endurance in a blade-sitting contest.
A different crop of the second picture shows Trueman is counting something on
his fingers, for the benefit of Danny Sullivan and his girlfriend: CLICK.
Come to think of it, maybe that 'click' crop belongs on the Fingers