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  • Short Summary

    Muriel Forster wins the King's Prize at the Bisley shooting competition.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Bisley. 'See The Conquering Heroine Comes' Again! Miss Muriel Foster ... adds to Women's recent triumphs over men, by winning the King's Prize ... for the first time in history against 99 of Empire's Best Shots."

    Bisley, Surrey.

    Shots of rifle shooting competition. Shooters are lying down while observers sit on chairs. The rifle shooter on the end is obviously a woman. Pan across to show small targets some distance away on the rifle range.

    The winning shooter, Miss Muriel Foster, is carried on a chair by other competitors in a crowd. This is a traditional for the winner of the King's Prize at Bisley.

    N.B. This may be related to the item that actually belongs in 30/15

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    715.15
    Media URN:
    6319
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:13:00 / 01:21:27:00
    Canister:
    30/13

Comments (1)

  1. paulaecharlton says

    The title within the film says Muriel, but she is better known as Marjorie Foster as evidenced by her citation in the 1952 Birthday Honours list for MBE \"Senior Commander Marjorie Elaine Foster, late ATS, a member of the Committee of the British Commonwealth Rifle Club. For services to visitors from overseas\"

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