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  • Short Summary

    Women train for athletics events and show their talents.

  • Description

    Story about how women now compete in athletics - not just men.

    Introductory intertitle reads: "Once upon a time Adam did the Athletic exercises whilst sister looked on. Now Eve takes her own part, as a glance at this Ladies Team of British Champions getting ready for the (rest obscured by timecode but presume something along the lines of: Olympics will show...")

    Shot of 6 women in shorts with their arms around each other. Long jump, high jump, hurdles, leap frog, sprinting are demonstrated. Intertitle reads "And Cupid's darts sometimes look very small beside Eve's Javelin". A woman is shown throwing a javelin from several angles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    846.12
    Media URN:
    14611
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:46:00 / 01:31:20:00
    Canister:
    EP 045

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