• Short Summary

    An inquiry into why Britain is doing so badly in sport competitions.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "What's Wrong With British Sport?"

    An inquiry into British sport failures.

    Various Library shots of sporting events including shots of cricket featuring Harold Larwood, Jack Hobbs and Herbert Sutcliffe. Concern is expressed about Americans holding all British golf titles. Wimbledon won by Frenchman.

    CU Dorothy Round, Ex tennis champion half length, holding her baby, talking about why Britain isn't doing well. (nat sound).

    Shots of Tommy Farr boxing Max Baer. CU Tommy Farr, ex heavyweight boxing champion, full face, head and shoulders speaking. He thinks today's boxers are too pampered.(nat sound).

    The bright spot of football is illustrated by Stanley Matthews playing in a match for Great Britain against Europe.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1185.29
    Media URN:
    40800
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:58:00 / 01:54:40:00
    Canister:
    47/49

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