• Short Summary

    American soldiers are put through fitness tests and given vitamins by scientists.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Vitamins for Soldiers".

    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of American soldiers wearing fatigues walking on treadmill, two scientists watch. Various shots of nurse giving two soldiers vitamin tablets to try to increase energy. Test being carried out on the troops. M/S of bare chested soldier running on treadmill, a wire is attached to him to read his heart rate.

    Various shots of officer giving out vitamin pills to soldiers. Comedy sequence to show how much the pills have improved army performance: various speeded up shots of soldiers marching around field.

    Note: part of Dublin issue.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1099.31
    Media URN:
    38335
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:10:00 / 01:42:04:00
    Canister:
    41/61

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