• Short Summary

    A camp in Pretoria helps boys to get fit and work on their physical weaknesses. South Africa.

  • Description

    Boys' P.T.

    Pretoria, South Africa.

    Various shots as "physically backward" boys arrive at a training camp to get them into shape, M/S's as the medical officer examines them all. Various shots as they undertake different exercises for flat feet and weak backs as well as strengthening the neck and spine. They do formation bending and stretching exercises and most of the boys go from C3 to A1. They do somersaults and tumble about, we see this in slow motion as well. M/S as they march along. C/U of their Commanding Officer Colonel Danny Craven, Springbok footballer. C/U as they march along at the camp.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1580.11
    Media URN:
    50646
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:19:00 / 01:24:09:00
    Canister:
    NSP 438

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