Lady Wrestlers 1931

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    Two women shake hands then wrestle in a gymnasium setting. Other women in gym clothes stand and watch. C/U of woman holding a stopwatch. They grapple with each other again, one of the women forcing the other on to the ground. Reaction shot of two women dressed in suits and pearls. The wrestling continues with lots of rolling around on the floor. An intertitle reads: "A few years ago the idea of a girl in 'shorts' for running was enough to make Grandma gasp, but these Eves believe a 'bout' a day keeps the Doctor away". Top shot of the two wrestlers. Intertitle reads: "Harry Weldon will have to be careful the next time he says "Any lady?" C/U of the referee (another woman) looking closely at technique. The bout over, the women shake hands. C/U shots of each of the women.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    14496
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    834.22
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:43:00 / 01:49:48:00
    Canister:
    EP 031
    Sort Number:
    EP 031
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