• Short Summary

    American women do exercises in a gymnasium

  • Description

    Titles read: "GET FIT FOR WAR - US WOMEN'S NEW SLOGAN."

    United States of America.

    Various shots of American women in white playsuits doing formation exercises in a gymnasium. Most are quite young, but ages seem to range from young teenage to middle-aged. At one point the women roll back and forth on their bottoms - commentator says "Roll on sweet Harriet - think of those roses on your cheeks"! The session ends with the women 'walking' along the floor on their bottoms and flapping their thighs against the floor - it sounds like an army marching along.

    Note: duplicate item with less cheeky commentary and no natural sound for 'bottom walking' shots is in 42/26 Dublin issue - FIT AND FAIR - see separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1322.08
    Media URN:
    43738
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:37:00 / 01:14:34:00
    Canister:
    42/24

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