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    Gravesend, Kent.

    "Grandmamma would need her smelling salts still more to get over the shock if she could only see the hard-running sporting Eve of today." M/S of a group of people sitting at the edge of a sports field watching the athletics. M/S of a girls running race.

    "Girls never ran like this in her day, poor dear!" Various shots of a relay race. Shots of a sprinting race. All the races have female only competitors. "Grandma might raise a smile when she saw Adam striding out so funnily." M/S of two men in a walking race. "But, Eve looks just as queer." Woman in walking race. "The only folk who haven't changed much are the kiddies." M/Ss of children's running races - first the girls and then the boys.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 525.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:25:00 / 01:38:51:00
    EP 214
    Sort Number:
    EP 243
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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