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    Irish Guards' Sports Meeting; during World War One. Location of events unknown.

    Opens with tug of war in progress. Next a shot of guys on another's shoulders; the men on top try to knock each other off with dust mops -- one guy is getting the best of another; a crowd behind a fence watches and laughing soldiers in uniform act as referees. The same sort of unequal match here; in a short shot of a men straddling a pole over water and the other hanging from it by arms and legs and being pummelled with a sack full of something. Cut to another pair in the same 'sport'; one guy falling into the puddle. Ha ha slapstick comedy silly sports etc. Women's race follows -- women in uniform run toward camera & finish line.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    72497
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1888.35
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:55:00 / 01:47:41:00
    Canister:
    ON 084 I
    Sort Number:
    ON 084 I
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    1910-1919 Sporting Times Batemans
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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