• Short Summary

    Girls are are taught improved exercise techniques by Captain Welsh.

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    Note: The location of the the events in this item is unknown.

    Full titles read: "THE BEAUTY BUSINESS"

    L/S's of several girls in shorts and vest tops running down steps giggling and laughing, a few of them throw a ball to each other.

    "All those mechanical drill exercises - they don't benefit you half as much as they should for the energy expended says Capt Welsh the --- --- (Unfortunately two words are obscured by the time code)."

    L/S's of girls performing exercises with their arms. Captain Welsh informs us that these exercises are ".. stiff and horrible."

    Intertitles read: "What are needed are real "lissoming" exercises - movements to loosen the limbs and make you think -."
    L/S's of Captain Welsh teaching the girls new exercises. One exercise includes swinging one arm around in very fast circular movements.

    Intertitle reads: "And one of the peppiest of all, a round game like this - it brings every muscle into action -"
    L/S of girls standing in circle around Welsh. He throws a large ball back and forth to the girls. They appear to be having much fun and jollity.

    Intertitle reads: "And here's a new kind of American Beauty Game for Eve - They're always bringing up something new !"

    Various shots of women thumping a punch ball that is attached by a piece of elastic to their heads.

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    Film ID:
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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:37:00 / 01:54:09:00
    PT 013

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