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  • Short Summary

    Slow motion footage of E. Anderson throwing the hammer and tossing the caber.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A HIGHLAND HERCULES. (Inverness.) Wonderful slow motion pictures of police constable E. Anderson - for last 2 years Scotland's champion athlete - in action. Scotland.

    Slow motion M/S of Mr Anderson, in his kilt and vest, swinging the hammer around his head then letting it go, it flies through the air and lands across the field.

    Intertitle - 'The secret of how to "toss the caber" revealed for first time (watch him actually jump with it and it's over 20 feet long!)'

    M/S of the caber flying through the air, it lands on one end then falls down on its side. We do not actually see him throwing it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    744.25
    Media URN:
    35121
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:12:00 / 01:42:41:00
    Canister:
    G 1541

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