• Short Summary

    Athletes seen in action at Stamford Bridge.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Spartans of today - Filmed at Stamford Bridge." (new title) "The crack Sportsman of today is the Spartan of yesterday. Only trained athletes know the strict self-discipline necessary for sporting supremacy."

    Stamford Bridge, London.

    M/S of a group of male athletes walking along the track in a parade before a sporting event. A large crowd watches from the spectator stand. Intertitle mentions the 'spartan months' leading up to the event. Various shots of a sprinting race and the high-cross bar (high jump) in normal time and slow-motion. M/S of a hurdle race; intertitle mentions that the winner is Lord Burghley.

    Note: parts of the soundtrack for this item are missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1032.12
    Media URN:
    36952
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:40:00 / 01:32:32:00
    Canister:
    PT 065

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