"Twenty years ago", explained Prof. Leon Bertrand, the well-known International Fencer, "the sabre duel was a solid and heavy affair, and the body armour cumbersome and weighty..." C/U of the torso of a man who holds a fencing sabre. Various shots of him making moves with the foil are dissolved into...more
Women fencers demonstrate their skills.
Film of the famous ballet dancer Mme Vera Nemchinova as she pirouettes for the camera.
Material relating to newsreel story "News In Flashes: Rio De Janeiro" - 52/24.
Engines and cutting devices are among the exhibits at Engineering Show.
Oil drilling erection, tug and helicopter landing.
King George V and Queen Mary are greeted by large crowds in Sheffield. 1918 - 1920?
Shots of soldiers performing a bayonet drill.