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  • Short Summary

    Sailors at Royal Navy depot have fun sports day. 1916?

  • Description

    Crystal Palace, London.

    Royal Navy depot sports day at Crystal Palace arena. Opens with shot of one sailor writing winners on chalkboard under sign 'Event', while others watch, there is a crowd of sailors seated in stands in background. A tug of war in progress, pan along rope showing both teams in a struggle of strength. A silly race in which guys run up to a row of buckets, pick one up and carry it on their head, water splashes out. Another tug of war shot, panning along team digging their heels in before the contest.

    Sports; contests; recreation.

    Modified WPA record.

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    Film ID:
    1854.02
    Media URN:
    71499
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:55:00 / 01:02:01:00
    Canister:
    ON 017 N aka G 380

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