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  • Short Summary

    Item promoting Boys' Clubs - boys seen doing various sporting and educational activities

  • Description

    Part of issue THE YOUNG IDEA.

    Location of events unknown.

    Dramatised sequence (probably filmed in Pathe Studios London): a scruffy boy sits on kerb carving bit of wood. A policemen enters and they have a conversation. The policemen leads the boy off.

    M/S of neon sign reading "Police and Citizens' Boys' Club". M/S of boys sitting around tables in large room, some play board games, one plays the piano. Policeman leads scruffy boy into room, all the other boys stare at him. M/S of boys reading in a library. Various shots of boys doing gymnastics. M/S of older boys wrestling. Various shots of boys boxing. We see boxing match between two small boys (one is black). Another little boy is the referee: we see him shouting commentary to crowd.

    M/S of crowd of boys cheering, superimposed is image of boy flexing his muscles, image dissolves into same boy dressed as soldier - suggesting Boys' Clubs produce good soldiers.

    Note: soundtrack is missing.

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    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:33:00 / 01:42:38:00
    NSP 433

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