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    Banzai is an ancient and honourable sport of Japanese fencing.

    C/Us of the special protective clothing worn by the fencers including a special helmet. C/U of the special gloves worn. M/S of Japanese man kneeling on the ground getting dressed in this special outfit. C/U of his face as he places a white cloth over his head. He then puts the helmet and gloves on, picks up his stick and stands ready to begin.

    Two men in traditional costume then fight in a garden setting. We then see some of their lunges in slow motion. Closer view of the action.

    Martial arts.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 600 or 603.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:34:00 / 01:13:47:00
    EP 140
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    EP 140
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    martial arts Fencing Stories Fencing Fencing For The Edge Fencing
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