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    Surrey Docks, London.

    SCS. Tony Carroll attacking British press record, lifts bar weight to chest (240 pounds), & CU. He then raises bar weight above head, drops it down and waves to crowd. SV. Crowd applauding. SCU. Mr Acraman (Acramen), winner of 14 St. Champ lifts bar weight above head in one movement, drops it to stage, turns to crowd for applause. SV. Crowd. CU. Spencer Churchill shows muscle control, wobbling his (quite large) 'lung area'. SCU. H. Downs winner of Mr South London contest, two poses. CU. H. Downs bending his arm to show biceps. SV. Crowd. SCU. H. Downs two poses. CU. Bed of nails. SCU. Ken Shaw, strong man, laying on nails with stone slab on his chest. SV. Crowd. SCU. Man hitting slab on Shaw's chest with 10 lb. hammer, several times!

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "N")

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    30374
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    499.42
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:37:00 / 01:53:41:00
    Canister:
    55/9
    Sort Number:
    55/009
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
  • Stills

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

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