Foiling 1949

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FOILING

Balham, London.

Various shots of Mr Francis, professional fencing master, training his six year old son Johnny in his backyard at Balham, London. Several shots of the two in training - several boys watching them from behind the fence.

Data

Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
34298
Sort Number:
NP 262
Time in/Out:
01:10:49:00 / 01:11:29:00
Canister:
NP 262
Film ID:
1269.08
Issue Date:
19/09/1949

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