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  • Short Summary

    Wounded soldiers take part in exercises and gymnastics as part of their recuperation.

  • Description

    Wounded Soldiers at Gymnastics.

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    Wounded soldiers take part in outdoor exercises and gymnastics as part of their recuperation. Men; one at a time; approach high parallel bar; jump up and flip over; then drop to ground. Men march in rows onto field (all wearing dark trousers; light shirts). They go through a series of exercises that are a cross between callisthenics and ballet. The soldiers making several pyramids (as in cheer leading); climbing onto each other's backs; etc.

    Pan across field full of men in pyramids or other gymnastic groupings and contortions; with other individuals in headstands; backbends; etc. arranged in FG. Suddenly they all break out of their positions.

    World War One; sports.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1864.58
    Media URN:
    71775
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:05:00 / 02:00:55:00
    Canister:
    ON 044 N

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