• Short Summary

    Good item showing the Sports Festival at Crystal Palace, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Sports festival.

    Crystal Palace, London.

    M/S's of the artificial ski run at Crystal Palace, C/U of the fibres on it. M/S skiers on the ski run. M/S as they prepare to ski and set off down the slope. C/U pretty girl watching. M/S man and a small girl and boy coming down the run. C/U curling stone being swung back. M/S man pushing the curling stone. M/S as the stone comes towards the marker and knocks other stones out of the way.

    C/U girl with horse, M/S girl being helped onto it. M/S line of horses going past camera. M/S glamorous girls around pool, M/S two girls sitting on springboard. M/S golf practise. C/U ball being chipped towards holes. M/S man putting cricket ball into automatic bowler and operating the machine. M/S batsman in nets playing ball, another ball is put in. M/S batsman playing ball. Various shots of boxers exchanging punches. M/S fireworks display in shape of palace. M/S fireworks going up. M/S fireworks bursting.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:48:00 / 01:36:44:00

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