• Short Summary

    A new judo school is opened by Japanese Ambassador in Holland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Haarlem. Dutch Open Judo School".

    Bloemendaal, Haarlem, Holland / The Netherlands.

    GV Through the trees of new school. CU Children's legs, pan up to show that they are looking through window. CU From other side of window of two boys looking through.

    GV General judo activities going on. GV Audience, among them the Japanese Ambassador and his wife. SV Instructor. CU Japanese Ambassadors legs as he steps out of his shoes and walks onto the floor of the dojo, pan up to his head and he walks over to a microphone. CU Japanese Ambassadors wife, pan to his shoes. GV Japanese Ambassador making speech in English declaring that the Judo School is open. CU Pupils, among them girls. CU Japanese Ambassador walking back to his seat, gets down on his knees and does traditional bow which takes place before every judo contest. In background are instructors also bowing.

    CU Instructor. GV Judo bouts in progress between men and small boys, pair nearest camera, little boy throws man who lands on floor. GV Audience.

    SV Two men one with a knife demonstrating judo, man with knife lunges and the other steps back, he grabs knife arm, puts his right leg behind the others left and throws the would-be attacker to the ground. SV Audience. SV Two men giving demonstration, one nearest camera has stick, he raises it to strike the other who dives to the floor and rolls into the attacker and sends him to the floor. The other man does a hand spring, so that he lands with his back on attackers chest, regains his feet quickly and takes stick away from attacker.


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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:15:00 / 01:23:35:00

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