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  • Short Summary

    Women getting up to all sorts - cross country running, flying a plane, walking to work etc.

  • Description

    "The breed of Spartans didn't die when the old Empire fell. They are with us today in the shape of Eve. In the streets "

    Low angle shot of women's legs as they walk out of a building. High angle shot of lots and lots of commuters walking to work across a London (?) bridge. Buses and a horse and cart also seen. M/S of group of girls in sports wear (shorts and jumpers) standing with linked arms laughing and joking. C/U of their legs as they run on the spot. M/S of the girls as they set off on a run. Low angle shot of their legs as they jump over the camera. L/Ss of them running across a bridge, down a hill, along a riverbank, etc.

    "Or sailing through the air - emulating Adam." L/S of a glider approaching the camera. C/U of the woman aviator who had been flying the plane. "The beach habit freed Eve from the tyranny of over-clad days." L/S of woman leaning over backwards into a "crab" on a beach - other people paddle in the sea. "And the Spartan girls of today carry on the good work." We see the girls continuing on their cross country run. Various shots of them running along. They run through a river.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 492.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    926.03
    Media URN:
    16548
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:00:00 / 01:07:55:00
    Canister:
    EP 199

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