Steak Eating Contest 1947

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    Two sportsmen, Frank Tailor of Old Rutlishians and W. H. Fullick of Kingston Rowing Club, in sports kit engage in several contests to determine which is the better of the two. Various shots of the two men hurling javelin, competing in long jump, running, cycling and throwing discus.

    The two sportsmen seated at table in Kettners restaurant. Chef hands a steak dinner to a waiter who gives it to one of the men. He passes it to another one. Several shots of the men having dinner. The winner is eating steak with chips and salad and the loser is eating bread and spring onion. Two men salute and drink some wine.

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    Date found in the old record 16/04/1947.

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    Media URN:
    66764
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2403.07
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:55:00 / 01:14:17:00
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    UN 1753 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 1753 E
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