• Short Summary

    Sir Kingsley Wood and Oliver Stanley watch an exercise display at a school in Battersea, part of incentive to improve physical fitness among young people. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Physical fitness. Government's concern for the nation.

    Battersea, London.

    M/S of schoolboys doing star jumps, the camera pans across the rows to Sir Kingsley Wood, the Minister of Health, and Oliver Stanley, President of the Board of Education who are watching. This is a new incentive to improve the physical fitness of young people.

    M/S as they do stretching exercises, M/S as boys balance and bend on a bar for strength, others do backward rolls. Various shots as they somersault, vault and jump through a hoop. M/S of Kingsley Wood suggesting the Cabinet and House of Commons should do these exercises as well!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    897.19
    Media URN:
    13208
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:08:00 / 01:33:21:00
    Canister:
    36/90

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