Athletes seen in action at Stamford Bridge.
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.