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  • Short Summary

    Not a glamour contest but a display of agility by thousands of schoolgirls.

  • Description

    Rheims, France.

    Title reads: "Miss France - 1926! Thousands of Schoolgirl gymnasts at National Physical Training Demonstration".

    L/S of a procession coming down a boulevard, there is a large monument in the background. L/S of a procession of girls in white walking across a sports stadium, some carry large flags and banners. M/S of girls walking behind a sign that reads: 'Lyon'. They hold their right arms in the air. L/S of lots of girls doing synchronised exercises on the sports' field. M/S of a row of girls perched on top of a free standing ballet bar in the field. They exercise while balanced on the bar.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    542.01
    Media URN:
    26018
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:35:00
    Canister:
    G 1316

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