• Short Summary

    Women's archery competition in America, plus demonstration of trick archery shooting.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Artful Archery!"

    Women's archery competition in Lancaster, United States of America (USA) and archery trick shots.

    Various shots of lines of women archers drawing their bows. Various shots of arrows hitting line of targets. C/U of young woman pulling bow. C/U of arrow hitting bull's eye on target. Various C/Us of women (of all ages) drawing bows and shooting at targets.

    Various shots of man and woman doing trick archery shots. The woman holds a balloon in front of target. Various shots of man shooting arrows to burst balloons. In one shot woman holds balloon in mouth! Various shots of woman shooting at balloons held by man in front of target. We then see the man shoots an arrow into a bucket held by woman. He then shoots more arrows from various positions (e.g. bends backwards, facing away from target).

    Note: track neg. (sound) stops at 01:06:33 - rest of item is mute.

    Note: unusual to see women of this era doing this sport.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1158.04
    Media URN:
    40071
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:44:00 / 01:07:19:00
    Canister:
    PT 389

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