Women's League Of Health And Beauty 1930

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    Members of the Women's League of Health and Beauty perform some of their exercises outdoors in the open air. It is a kind of synchronised PT display. Some of the women also perform more dance type manoeuvres in long diaphanous dress. Yet another group perform an odd little dance numbers. A man speaks to the crowd. Shots of the women marching past (they are singing - sadly the item is mute) A woman sings a song on an outdoor stage (her dress has the initials 'EF' on it) she might be calling out instructions. Various shots of the crowd - several have umbrellas to protect them against the rain. Two children shelter under a brolly. Shots of the band who are providing music to keep everyone in time.

    N.B. Although founded as part of the 1930s health fad they are still going strong today - ask Sarah Lee.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    58000
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    480.13
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    Black & White
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    00:06:00:00
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    01:32:51:00 / 01:38:51:00
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    UN 73 A
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    UN 0073 A
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