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    Item about weightlifters training in Budapest, Hungary.

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    Item title reads - You too can lift weights.

    Budapest, Hungary.

    Various shots of lightweight weightlifter having a struggle to lift weights. M/S as he lifts them then drops them again. M/S small Malaysian trying to hold weights up, he drops them. M/S as another lifter just lifts the weights but overbalances and falls backwards. M/S athletes in Csepel Sports Hall lifting weights. M/S of another athlete doing press-ups with weights. C/U pan another athlete lifting weights up and down with his feet. C/U another man lifting bar against very strong springs.

    C/U two men training with iron bars to develop chest and shoulder muscles. M/S and C/U man turning bar to wind up weighted chain. C/U apparatus for developing rowers' muscles. M/S athlete pulling weights up and down on wall fitting. C/U the pulley. C/U athlete pulling the weights. Various shots athletes doing exercises with weights along the wall.

    High angle shots of weightlifter lifting weights to shoulder height. M/S as he presses the weights right up, holds them there and then drops them. M/S of another lifter with the weights resting across his shoulders, he stands for quite a long tome then starts to shake before eventually collapsing. Other men rush in to help him. M/S as other lifters help the man who collapsed.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:02:00 / 01:51:48:00

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