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  • Description

    Title reads: "Pole vault or swim".

    Freisland, Holland (Netherlands).

    G/V crowd of children watching the pole jumping competition over a canal. C/U pole being put into the water. C/U contestant testing the strength of the pole. C/U official, pan to the jumping pole being held steady. Slow-motion shot contestant pole jumping across river and landing on opposite bank.

    Various shots more contestants (mainly teenage boys) pole jumping, most of them land in the middle of the river. C/U official holding up card with length on it. Various shots of girl contestants pole jumping - their attempts are even worse than the boys! C/U young man wearing top hat laughing. Slow motion shot another man successfully pole vaulting over the river. C/U crowd clapping. C/U winner being presented with his cup.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51178
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1591.33
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:36:00 / 01:37:47:00
    Canister:
    59/69
    Sort Number:
    59/069
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
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    BUBKA
  • Stills

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

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