Part of ANCIENT AND MODERN issue.
Various shots of men playing traditional game of quoits outside the village pub. More men watch drinking pints of beer. Good shots of country types.
A story about the first floating hotel, a liner which sails from Southampton to South Africa.
Footage of a Quoits match.
Various shots of a quoits competition.
Fun and games on deck of a pleasure liner.
Great item: wounded British soldiers recovering in hospital, we see them playing games.
People have fun on the new liner ship Northern Star as she approaches Sydney Harbour.
Events of 1917 - including the Russian Revolution, the US entry into the War and women at work.