• Short Summary

    Weightlifter Tom Inch demonstrates his strength.

  • Description

    Note: Probably filmed in the Pathe studio.

    Full titles read: "INCH - BY - INCH"

    L/S's of the weightlifter Tom Inch. Mr Inch explains what he is about to do which involves lifting an iron dumb bell off the ground that has never been lifted more than an inch off the ground in over forty years. First of all the weightlifter Trevor Evans attempts to lift it but fails. Bill Evans of 'The Star' newspaper tests the bell to make sure it is genuine. Inch then lifts the weight off the ground with ease.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1182.20
    Media URN:
    40734
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:55:00 / 01:37:21:00
    Canister:
    PT 461

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