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  • Description

    Shots of Ronnie Walker, from Wakefield, Yorkshire. Ronnie claims to be Britain's strongest man. He is posing as if he were an athlete in a classical frieze.

    MS of Ronnie. He shows of his back muscles.

    Ronnie demonstrates his strength by lifting a young woman on a chair high above his head.

    He then lifts a bar with a man hanging from one end and a woman hanging from the other.

    He performs a 'one hand snatch', lifting 180 lbs on a barbell above his head with one hand.

    He performs some standard weight lifting exercises showing of his back muscles. And those of his chest.

    CU of Ronnie Walker smiling.

    One last classical pose from Ronnie.

    N.B. Transfer makes this item look very black and white - may be a problem with the film.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    41781
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1226.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:00:00 / 01:13:26:00
    Canister:
    NSP 37
    Sort Number:
    NSP 037
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Available Olympic Games
  • Stills

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

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