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    Note: Probably filmed in the Pathe studio.

    Titles read: "HOW TO GET A GOOD GRIP ON THINGS !"

    "Saxson Brown, 12 stone world's strongest man shows how, with a little practice, a good grip may be obtained."

    M/Ss of young blonde lady saying that the first way to improve grip is to "knead a rubber ball in any spare time you have." M/S and C/U of Brown wearing a leopard skin squeezing the ball. C/Us of Brown bending spoon. C/U of woman watching intently as he bends a nail and breaks it in half. The girl says that after two month of this kind of exercise ".. your, grip will be strong enough to bend a six inch bolt." M/S of Brown bending bolt. The lady is heard off screen saying "just a little squeeze". Brown eagerly looks up and is about to walk off screen when a man's voice says, "the lady meant the bolt". L/Ss of Brown lifting 56 pound yo-yo. The woman says "There's no limit to what one can do with a strong grip."

    Note: for search purposes - Saxon Brown.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:42:00 / 01:27:17:00
    PSP 769
    Sort Number:
    PSP 769
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    Turns 1932 saxson brown
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