• Short Summary

    Gunners exercise by lifting dummy shells, their instructor is weightlifting champ Al Murray.

  • Description

    Part of issue MUM'S THE WORD.

    Location of events unknown, somewhere in Northern England.

    Various shots of group of "ack ack" gunners doing exercises by lifting dummy shells. Their instructor Sergeant Major Al Murray (world champion weightlifter). The men strip down to their waists and lift the heavy shells like dumbbells. A group of giggling girls from Women's Army (WATS - Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service) watch the men at work. Includes some good C/Us of the girls.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1570.04
    Media URN:
    50392
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:49:00 / 01:06:15:00
    Canister:
    NSP 400

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