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  • Short Summary

    Canadian soldier take part in athletics meeting.

  • Description

    Sports meet: Canadians' obstacle course.

    Sports; World War One. Canadian troops' sports meet; with obstacle course that simulates some of the physical activities of the war. Opens with a regular running race. Then a race in which they scramble over wire strung at about knee level -- like barbed wire at the front. Next they crawl under net for several yards. Then shot of soldiers coming over top of large obstacle; dropping down behind another. Finally soldier relaxes on the ground; smoking a cigarette.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1884.42
    Media URN:
    72391
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:55:00 / 01:38:41:00
    Canister:
    ON 066 F

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