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EVE IN TRAINING

Eve In Training (1924)

Women train for athletics events and show their talents.

EXCELSIOR

Excelsior (1932)

Two girls race on motorbikes up a steep hillside.

GIRL AND MIRROR

Girl And Mirror (1936)

Mirror attached to a coat so girl can see over her shoulder.

A SHOOTING STAR!

A Shooting Star! (1931)

A young female marksman called Arlene shows her prowess with a gun.

GIRL WEIGHT LIFTERS

Girl Weight Lifters (1954)

Footage of girl weight lifters in action at gym in Paddington, London.

EVE ON THE ROAD

Eve On The Road (1926)

Motorcycling girl rides pillion.

GIRL FOOTBALLERS

Girl Footballers (1961)

Female football team, the Heartthrobs, play against schoolboys to preserve male...

THIS FREEDOM!

This Freedom! (1930)

New underwear which allows for freedom of movement is demonstrated.

"...The Village Smithy Stands" (1931)

Two women run a village blacksmith shop in Barrow Gurney.

SPORTING NOTIONS on sleeve as SPORTING NATIONS

Sporting Notions On Sleeve As Sporting Nations (1929)

New fashions for pillion girls - suitable...

SKITTLERS ALL!

Skittlers All! (1929)

Women play a game of skittles - various shots of women bowling.

THIS FREEDOM!

This Freedom! (1930)

New underwear which allows for freedom of movement is demonstrated.

MECHANICAL MAIDS

Mechanical Maids (1930)

Women motorcyclist seen putting on her helmet, tinkering with her bike then...

EVE GOES TO IT!

Eve Goes To It! (1941)

Excellent story of women 'doing their bit' by making speedboats to be used in...

"...The Village Smithy Stands" (1931)

Two women run a village blacksmith shop in Barrow Gurney.

FLYING LEGS - FILMED AT GRAVESEND

Flying Legs - Filmed At Gravesend (1931)

Athletics meeting at Gravesend - mostly women competitors.

ANOTHER CHANGE

Another Change (1931)

Women working at a petrol station - pumping petrol and cleaning windscreens.

WOMEN CROSS COUNTRY

Women Cross Country (1932)

Various shots of women competing in a cross country running race.

SPEEDSTERS!

Speedsters! (1932)

Women's athletics meet - hurdles and sprinting.

THE RIVALS!

The Rivals! (1932)

A man and then a woman grapple with alligators, catching and holding them.

PUSHBALL PIPPINS

Pushball Pippins (1933)

Strange game played by two teams of French girls - pushing around a huge ball.

A GIRL PRODIGY

A Girl Prodigy (1922)

A girl with her hands tied behind her back pulls a boat full of men across a river...

WOMEN ATHLETICS aka WOMEN ATHLETES issue title SEE HOW THEY RUN

Women Athletics AKA Women Athletes Issue Title See How They Run (1937)

Women's athletic...

WOMAN SHOT

Woman Shot (1940)

Shooting champion Margaret Wilson gives lessons on her small rifle range.

STEEPLEJILLS

Steeplejills (1948)

A woman is employed as a steeplejack in Enfield, Greater London.

CIGARS

Cigars (1954)

Footage of women smoking cigars in Mayfair, London.

THE RIVALS!

The Rivals! (1932)

A man and then a woman grapple with alligators, catching and holding them.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 314 - CHILD SKATER aka CHICO SKATER, HOUSEWIFE SCRAP...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 314 - Child Skater AKA Chico Skater, Housewife Scrap... (1960)

Out...

FLOWER SCULPTURE

Flower Sculpture (1969)

Feminist flower arranger Mrs Elizabeth Hayes demonstrates her flower sculpture...

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - MLLE MARISE DASPIE note - this is Maryse Bastie not Marise...

Camera Interviews - Mlle Marise Daspie Note - This Is Maryse Bastie Not Marise... (1931)

The...

1905 - 1932!

1905 - 1932! (1932)

Great couple of female wrestlers from 1905 contrasted with "modern" girl wrestlers.

JU JITZU EXPERT

Ju Jitzu Expert (1933)

Fantastic item showing self defence techniques for women - girl power 1933 style.

1905 - 1932!

1905 - 1932! (1932)

Great couple of female wrestlers from 1905 contrasted with "modern" girl wrestlers.

ARE WOMEN'S SPORTS TOO STRENUOUS?

Are Women's Sports Too Strenuous? (1925)

Great film contrasting the elegant women of yesteryear with...

THE TRACK RIDERS

The Track Riders (1928)

Good footage of cycling women racing around the tracks. W.J. Bailey does some...

AMAZONS OF YESTERDAY

Amazons Of Yesterday (1928)

Women boxers - 1910s style contrasted with modern boxers of 1920s.

GIRLS WILL BE - BOYS!

Girls Will Be - Boys! (1929)

Fantastic pillow fight - large crowd of girls have a massive scrap.

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - MLLE MARISE DASPIE note - this is Maryse Bastie not Marise...

Camera Interviews - Mlle Marise Daspie Note - This Is Maryse Bastie Not Marise... (1931)

The...

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - MISS JOYCE GARDNER

Camera Interviews - Miss Joyce Gardner (1930)

The woman billiards champion Joyce Gardner...

SKY FLYLETS

Sky Flylets (1930)

All woman flying meeting is held in Germany - nice shots of women aviators.

A WOMAN MANNED FIRE BRIGADE

A Woman Manned Fire Brigade (1930)

Women fire-fighters do their stuff - feeble jokes about their...

IS EVE GOING TOO FAR - IN ATHLETICS?

Is Eve Going Too Far - In Athletics? (1931)

Footage of women's athletics meeting - some sports seen...

ARE WOMEN'S SPORTS TOO STRENUOUS?

Are Women's Sports Too Strenuous? (1931)

Great film contrasting the elegant women of yesteryear with...

PLANE GIRLS AND AEROPLANE

Plane Girls And Aeroplane (1931)

Two women perform hair raising stunts high in the sky standing on...

ROWING EVES

Rowing Eves (1930-1931)

Various shots of girl rowing teams in competition on the Thames.

"Fast Women!" (1931)

Various shots of women racing at an athletics meeting.

SKY-HIGH GIRLS - A MOUNTAINEERING SIDELIGHT

Sky-High Girls - A Mountaineering Sidelight (1931)

A group of mountaineers climb a high mountain in...

EVE - DIVER

Eve - Diver (1932)

A female industrial diver is seen being prepared for a dive and showing off her finds.

STRENGTHENING THE WEAKER SEX

Strengthening The Weaker Sex (1932)

Dorothy Darke and Arthur Owen demonstrate self defence techniques.

THE NEW ARRIVALS - LA BELLE FRANCE STEPS IN

The New Arrivals - La Belle France Steps In (1932)

French girls exercise in the open air.