Exercises for men - some shots decomposed.
Sub title reads: "Early morning 'set ups'."
"Vitality - pep - spells success! If you want to keep fit, just steal 10 minutes early in the morning - start with a stretch!" Cartoon shows a stick figure man stretching whilst still in bed (image badly decomposed).
"The 'pump' - hands rigid at the side while the 'tummy' is tensed and relaxed." Man lies in bed demonstrating this very odd exercise.
"The kick-up" - stick man shows exercise - image so badly decomposed we can hardly see it.
"Now, the 'churn' - the little diagram man shows how - " Stick man sits on a bench and moves from side to side. He then bends his back.
"The tickle toe" - real man does some toe touching exercises in his pyjamas. "Step out sharply - any fast step will do." Stick men do some high kicks. "Now the Star Gazer" - stick man bends his head backwards and forwards and side to side under a star. Real man demonstrates this exercise too. Then a young boy in C/U.
"One of these exercises is good for you any time of day" - M/S of business man dictating a letter to his secretary - he is yawning - she looks fed up too. "When that tired feeling gets you, use Nature's oldest and most fundamental exercise S-T-R-E-T-C-H!" C/U of man stretching then C/U of his secretary smiling.
This is one of the NFTVA prints made from our decomposing nitrate.