• Short Summary

    Members of the British Karate Federation demonstrate their skills.

  • Description

    King's Cross, London.

    Story all about the popular martial art - karate. Group of men in white karate outfits do some warming up exercises. One of these involves a contortionist like pose with one of the legs hooked around the neck. Contests take place in the practice session. Some of the exponents of this sport look quite menacing as they practice their kicks. C/U of a badge - the British Karate Federation.

    Some of the men show off their skills in breaking pieces of wood. One piece is broken by a fist, another with an elbow and one with a foot.

    Award ceremony. Belts are awarded. C/U of some of the belts on a table - different colours.

    Contests takes place between some of the members of the Karate club.

    Great music!

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    305.04
    Media URN:
    3640
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:16:00 / 01:41:01:00
    Canister:
    CP 522

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