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    Item title reads - The statue lives!

    Northamptonshire.

    M/S of 21 year old farmer Harold Lawrence, Britain's strongest youth. M/S as he does a handstand and adopts a classical Greek pose to show off his muscular body. M/S of him in his farmyard, he rides in a cart behind a horse, he is still only wearing shorts! M/S as he feeds pigs.

    M/S as four men bring out heavy barbell, he lifts it by himself, C/U of his face looking at ease. M/S as he drops the barbell onto a tin of pig food to show it is genuine. M/S as he lifts another one, chickens run away behind him. He is seen adding more weights to make it up to 280 pounds. He lifts it with no problem. M/S very nice back view of Harold with his arms in the air! Various shots as he adopts more classical Greek poses to show off his body.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39647
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1140.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:44:00 / 01:17:40:00
    Canister:
    PT 341
    Sort Number:
    PT 341
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    Temporary workspace: 11.5.2010 09:18 Northamptonshire
  • Stills

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

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