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  • Short Summary

    Young men from the Christian Brothers' School give a exercise display on a large scale.

  • Description

    Southern Ireland, Eire, Republic of Ireland.

    Title: "CLEVER DRILL DISPLAY by the boys from the Christian Brothers' Schools at Croke Park".

    Various high angled L/Ss of a hundred or so young men in gym clothes walking around a large sports field. The walk one behind the other in a massive figure of eight. Panning L/S of the boys in eight long lines facing an athletics track. On the track in a platform with three chairs on. The boys stretch out their arms and do knee bends.

    The boys then lie on their backs, a man walks between the rows. M/S of the boys doing sit ups, the man appears to be giving them instructions. In front of the field is a large spectator stand with only a few people sitting in it. High angled L/S of the boys doing sit up exercises.

    Note: according to the original issue sheet this item was for 'Dublin only'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    500.09
    Media URN:
    21834
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:38:00 / 01:17:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1299

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