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  • Short Summary

    What the modern girl of 1932 was up to - rowing, football, decorating, keep fit etc.

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    "In these restless modern days, life for Eve is no longer just a dreamy drift down a summer backwater - " Inside a picture frame device we see three women enjoying a drift along a river in a punt. "The River has more strenuous visitors." Travelling shot of a women's rowing team travelling along a river is followed by a M/S of girls sitting on the river bank watching the race. M/S of the other team in the race.

    "No sport is safe from her restless feet - not even football!" Various shots of a women's football game in progress, including some slow motion footage. "Fearless of gears and gadgets, mechanical maids are Adam's road rivals - " Three shots of two women riding motorbikes across hilly terrain. "Even painting and decorating on a big scale - (many women have "had a go" at home!)" M/S of a group of women pushing a barrow through an archway. They are all dressed in white. Various shots of the girls as they climb ladders and carry paint pots.

    "Unkind critics may hint that Eve started the painting business..." C/U of a woman applying lipstick. Followed by C/U of woman doing a very professional job of painting exterior of building. "And in "P.T." and drill, Eve demonstrates today the physical progress of the "Rival Sex". High angle shot of group of schoolgirls in gymslips walking in a formation - making patterns. High angle shot of the schoolgirls crowded together as they look up at the camera.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 573.

    Safety print only.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:28:00 / 01:10:53:00
    EP 238

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