Foiled 1931

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    Full titles read: "'FOILED !' A peep at the Ladies London Fencing Club."

    L/S of several women wearing protective face masks fencing.

    Inter title reads: "'Fencing is the finest possible for ladies', says Mr Leon Bertrand, the famous Fencer, 'It's equally attractive as a sport... '"

    M/S of the women putting the protective headgear on and launching into combat with their opponents. Good C/U of two sword blades clashing.

    Inter title reads: "A match between two expert - exponents of the Italian Style - Miss Pollock-Smith and Miss Lightly."

    Several shots of the two experts fencing. A teacher points out what the two women are doing to students of the sport who watch in the action. Miss Pollock-Smith wins the contest. They both shake hands and are applauded at the end of the contest.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:36:00 / 01:34:37:00
    PT 044
    Sort Number:
    PT 044
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    Ladies Who Lunge
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