Keeping Fit 1936

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    South Africa.

    Large keep fit / PT by school children on large parade ground. Various shots of the children in uniform as they go through their exercises.

    Shots of a group of young women in swimwear doing exercises on a beach in Clifton. They do various stretching exercises and some rhythmic routines that look a bit Busby Berkeley from a high angle.

    Recruits to South African Police lay down on an athletics field to spell out the initials SAP.

    Shots of an athletics meeting. The male athletes parade past the stand bare chested. Shots of sprint race. Shots of pole vault event. Shots of hurdling race.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:52:00 / 01:12:00:00
    NSP 37
    Sort Number:
    NSP 037
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