• Short Summary

    Footage of the Liningad Festival in Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "GYMNASTIC FESTIVAL AT STOCKHOLM"

    L/S's of thousands of athletes gathered in a large stadium in Stockholm for the Linigad festival (named after Pehr Hendrick Ling - the inventor of Swedish Drill). The commentator says that it is the 'Olympic Games of the physical drill. Several shots of British athletes demonstrating their fitness on apparatus and also walking on their hands only.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1017.52
    Media URN:
    20138
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:02:00 / 01:54:00:00
    Canister:
    39/63

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