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SURFING

Surfing (1950)

Surfers off Mye Lee beach, Honolulu. Hawaii.

AUSTRIAN WOODCHOPPERS CONTESTS aka WOODCUTTER'S CONTEST

Austrian Woodchoppers Contests AKA Woodcutter's Contest (1955)

The woodchoppers meet in Innsbruck...

SKIING

Skiing (1946)

Skiing competition at unknown location.

 BADMINTON MATCH

Badminton Match (1961)

Badminton competition in Holland.

FIRST COMPLEXION

First Complexion (1926)

Nicest skin competition for young women, judged by men.

WHAT'S WRONG COMPETITION

What's Wrong Competition (1928)

Cinemagoers are invited to write in to Pathe identifying the...

DOGS OF HIGH AND LOW DEGREE ...

Dogs Of High And Low Degree ... (1930)

Ordinary dogs win prizes at the Leicester Tailwaggers' Show.

WARSPITE BOYS SPORTS

Warspite Boys Sports (1935)

Boys from the training ship Warspite compete in quirky sports contest.

EVE'S FILM REVIEW ALTERNATIVE TITLE COMPETITION RESULT

Eve's Film Review Alternative Title Competition Result (1929)

Result of the competition to...

UNIQUE AIR FESTIVAL

Unique Air Festival (1928)

Schoolboys in Japan take part in a national kite flying contest.

SIX DAY CYCLE RACE LNER

Six Day Cycle Race Lner (1938)

Contestants take part in a 6 day bicycle race around the Paris...

PRIZE WINNERS BEAUTY COMPETITION  aka THE PRIZE WINNERS

Prize Winners Beauty Competition AKA The Prize Winners (1924)

Some of the winners of the...

HOLIDAY NEWS - KITE FESTIVAL

Holiday News - Kite Festival (1954)

Holidaymakers in Japan indulge in 300 year old sport of kite...

SANDCASTLE COMPETITION

Sandcastle Competition (1942)

A look at some of the ornate designs in the sandcastle competition at...

PLOUGHING issue title is GOOD GROUNDS

Ploughing Issue Title Is Good Grounds (1944)

Horse drawn ploughs in ploughing competition.

CANOES V. RAPIDS

Canoes V. Rapids (1965)

International canoe competition at Monschau rapids, Germany.

SIX DAY CYCLE RACE

Six Day Cycle Race (1969)

Cyclists compete in 6 day cycle race at Wembley.

ITALY aka CROSS COUNTRY SKI RACE

Italy AKA Cross Country Ski Race (1937)

People compete in a Nordic / cross country skiing race.

 LADIES CYCLING

Ladies Cycling

Early scenes of ladies riding their bikes.

AVIATION MEETING IN ENGLAND

Aviation Meeting In England

Various shots of planes and pilots at aviation meeting in England.

LONDON

London (1935)

Butchery and tea tasting competitions from London.

6 DAYS CYCLE RACE

6 Days Cycle Race (1946)

Six days cycle race in France.

KAYAK RACING IN SWEDEN

Kayak Racing In Sweden (1946)

Footage of professional canoeists competing in Kayak competition. Sweden.

BALLROOM DANCING

Ballroom Dancing (1947)

Ballroom dancing competition.

FRENCH SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

French Swimming Championships (1964)

Various shots of French swimming event. Good

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

News In A Nutshell (1930-1939)

Corn harvesting competition. A strongman pulls a lorry with his hair.

COMBINED EFFORTS

Combined Efforts (1930-1939)

Cycle racing at indoor banked track in Berlin.

CHICKEN EATING COMPETITION

Chicken Eating Competition (1950-1959)

Chicken Eating Competition

 FRENCH CYCLE GRAND PRIX

French Cycle Grand Prix (1908)

Early film of a cycling competition from France.

CYCLING - MILAN-SAN REMO

Cycling - Milan-San Remo (1953)

Cyclists are given their numbers prior to race. Travel shot, with the...

BABY CONTEST

Baby Contest (1961)

Toddlers from Fleetwood in Lancashire compete in a Beautiful Baby contest at the...

FRENCH PARACHUTIST

French Parachutist (1961)

French parachute championships at Biscarosse, shots from plane and of landings...

DOUBLE CYCLING EVENT IN BELGIUM

Double Cycling Event In Belgium (1964)

Indoor and outdoor cycling races in Belgium

DOG TRAILING

Dog Trailing (1963)

Dog trailing in the North of England

HORSE SHOW

Horse Show (1965)

Footage of the horse jumpers in action during a horse show.

SKIING ON TOW

Skiing On Tow (1968)

Bizarre sport - skiers are towed around a track behind cars and motorcycles - looks...

BALLROOM DANCING

Ballroom Dancing (1970-1979)

Couples ballroom dancing - in rehearsals and in competition.

 FLOWER SHOW AND FLOWER MARKET

Flower Show And Flower Market (1950-1959)

People look at flowers at the Chelsea Flower Show and Covent...

LADIES FOOTBALL MATCH

Ladies Football Match (1914-1918)

Footage of ladies football match in progress.

FRANCE

France (1937)

Canoe rally and race in the Dordogne Valley held by the Canoe Club of France.

WOMEN ROWING - 1929

Women Rowing - 1929 (1929)

Footage of women in rowing competition.

SAND YACHTING

Sand Yachting (1917-1918)

Footage of sand yachts speeding across beach in race.

GERMAN CYCLE RACE

German Cycle Race (1930-1939)

International cycling competition at outdoor velodrome in Leipzig.

SOUTHPORT

Southport (1936)

Donkey Derby on Southport Beach.

BELGIUM

Belgium (1936)

Canoe racing on a Belgian river.

MEN'S DOWNHILL SKIING aka MEN'S DOWNHILL EVENT AT KITZBUEHEL INTERNATIONAL SKI...

Men's Downhill Skiing AKA Men's Downhill Event At Kitzbuehel International Ski... (1965)

Men's...

GORDON BENNETT MOTOR RACE

Gordon Bennett Motor Race (1903)

Good footage of cars taking part in motor race in 1903.

OUTBOARD RACING

Outboard Racing (1962)

Good footage of speedboat racing.

BABY RACE IN AUSTRIA

Baby Race In Austria (1948)

Baby crawling race in Austria - first prize is a rattle!

"Coal ...O!" (1930)

Coal porters in Paris race each other in a sprint race carrying bags of coal.