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  • Short Summary

    Large exercise demonstration in the open air in Bradford.

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    Filmed at Bradford, Yorkshire.

    "Youth...the wealth of the coming years..." L/S of a very large group of schoolgirls standing outside in a park or showground. They may be a choir as a man in the foreground seems to be conducting their singing. "Even though the world marches forward on the feet of little children, there's no harm in training the feet - and the hands." High angle shot of a group of schoolboys in gym outfits. They stand in rows and practice boxing. They then do some physical exercises including cartwheels. M/S of group of women - mothers presumably - sitting and watching the display.

    "The girls too are not so far behind the boys." Group of girls do physical jerks. L/S of the girls running through the park then more shots of them exercising (these are teenage girls). "Just children today, but the grown Citizens of tomorrow." More exercises are displayed. Boys do forward rolls over other boys' backs. Some boys do horse jumps.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 697.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:13:00 / 01:16:33:00
    EP 178

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