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  • Short Summary

    British athletes do well at the Women's Olympiad. Monte Carlo, Monaco.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Women's Olympiad. English girl athletes "win all along the line" - Monte Carlo, Monaco.

    M/S of the girls sitting on the ground, the camera pans across them. Various shots as they put their shoes on. M/S as one girl clears the high jump, another knocks it down and a third clears it also.

    Intertitle - 'the new theory that "sport may kill sex" does not worry them!'

    Various shots as four ladies take their turn at the shot put. M/S as they line up to start the hurdle race. L/S as they clear the hurdles. M/S of three of the British ladies stood together. C/U of one of them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    264.15
    Media URN:
    22847
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:53:00 / 01:24:37:00
    Canister:
    G 870

Comments (1)

  1. martyncoates says

    At 21-27 secs in there is a girl putting on her running shoes. This is Nora Callebaut (Callebout) later Nora Coates (my Grandmother). She won the gold in 100yds and 4x110yds relay and bronze in the 60m.

    Any more footage of her running would be fantastic to see.
    Martyn Coates

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