• Short Summary

    Stories in this item include a game of frog ball and workmen painting the Manhattan Bridge in New York City.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA - NO 39"

    L/S's and M/S's of two girls playing snareball. The game involves the two girls hitting a rubber ball backwards and forwards with bats along a wire. The aim of the game is to hit the ball into the goal or snare behind the opponent.

    Various shots of a game of frogball being played at a YMCA centre in Plaistow. The game consists of the competitors moving around in a crab position and kicking the ball with their feet. A crowd cheers the teams on.

    L/S's of workmen climbing up the supports of the Manhattan Bridge in New York in the United States of America. Various shot of the numerous workers painting the structure with backdrop of the New York skyline clearly visible in the background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1116.29
    Media URN:
    38903
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:41:00 / 02:01:40:00
    Canister:
    PT 274

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