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  • Short Summary

    Cinema girls compete in sports races to raise funds for Cinematograph Trade Benevolent Fund.

  • Description

    Athlete Cinema Girls - at the gymkhana in aid of Cinematograph Trade Benevolent Fund.

    Location of events unknown - somewhere in Britain.

    Cinema girls (usherettes or other cinema workers?) compete in athletic games; as benefit for Cinematograph Trade Benevolent fund. Fund-raising. Shot of a bunch of girls/ young women sitting on the ground in stadium; with bleachers in BG; not a big crowd. Girls have numbers pinned on their shirts. Pan right on girls to starting line; where several of the young women are lined up to start a race. Man fires gun; girls take off. Shot from across field of girls running toward cam.& past.

    Interior scene. A girl is presented w/ a prize: a flat box that opens up like a book - it seems to have long thin things in it; like a collection of coloured pencils? Shot of another girl being given a bottle of perfume.

    Sports; contests.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:27:00 / 01:16:10:00
    ON 137 I

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