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  • Short Summary

    Prince Olaf of Norway wins first heat in fencing contest for the Savage Epee Shield.

  • Description

    London.

    Title: "Prince Olaf wins his first heat in contest for Savage Epee Shield - won by Salle Bertrand".

    M/S of a tree lined avenue in a park, two men are fencing in the middle of the path. A small group of men in fencing outfits watch from the sides. M/S of the men fencing. High angled shot of the contest, as well as the fencers, some women on a bench also watch. M/S of the fencers, a man in white stands in the foreground and gives instructions - the referee? umpire? At the end of the contest the two men remove their visors, shake hands and smile. C/U of the competitors - two handsome young men. C/U of one of the young men - Prince Olaf of Norway.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    502.13
    Media URN:
    25811
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:54:00 / 01:29:46:00
    Canister:
    G 1303

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