Sir Kingsley Wood and Oliver Stanley watch an exercise display at a school in Battersea, part of incentive to improve physical fitness among young people. London.
Beauty expert Mrs. Clark gives women workers at Heinz Factory lessons in good posture.
Amusing indoor game - like volleyball but with a balloon, only heads to be used - no hands.
The Women's League of Health and Beauty perform mass Physical Training display.
Icelandic girls perform a graceful exercise routine.
A "health machine" or "health wheel" is demonstrated.
Girls in the Legat School of Ballet doing Yoga exercises to improve their dancing technique.
A girl demonstrates mastery of the mind over body - rests on bed of swords, stands on nails...
A woman spins round on an exercise wheel in the studio - looks quite uncomfortable!
Modern furniture on display at Earls Court exhibition.
Item discusses health hazard of wearing platform shoes - different views are expressed.
A "health wheel" is demonstrated.
Good shots of an elderly man in a walking race - no other competitors seen.
Public health trailer about spread of common cold - "Coughs and sneezes spread diseases!"
Minrha Sangor demonstrates his yogic abilities which include stopping his own heart. France.
Alternative medicine versus orthodox medicine debate.
Fantastic film showing women and men using "health wheels".
Vibro massage chair demonstrated in London.
Glamour puss demonstrates some early morning exercises.
Various keep fit routines are demonstrated - some amusing acrobatics.
Keep fit routines performed in South Africa.
Barbara Moore-Pataleewa eats grass as a major part of her diet. London.
News item about the treatment on footballers' injuries at Chelsea.
British cycling champion Miss Hamilton tries out an exercise bike and the new 'Velocar'.
A new style of bicycle is ridden around London.
German women keeping fit with the Athletic Wheel - a sort of human sized hamster wheel.
Item about super healthy Australian toddler, Henry Morton.
Mass keep-fit exercise session for South African WAAFs.
In the chase towards equality, women are still bent on keeping their looks - claims film. Glamorous & cool!!!
Special stretch exercises for motorists are shown.
Great story about diet and exercise methods to lose weight.
Massed display of Keep Fit and PT by Russian young people in Leningrad.
Ladies from the Women's League of Health and Beauty exercise outdoors in London.
Fabulous film of overweight policemen being vibrated in slimming belts!
Demonstration of some "health wheels".
Great footage - women of League of Health and Beauty in floaty tunics dancing about a garden.
Harold Ripley, Derbyshire miner and champion strong man, bends nails and iron bars with his bare hands.
New sport in France involving large wheel.
Great footage of slimming machines - group of chorus girls use electric vibrating belt devices.
The latest craze hits Germany, Health Wheels !
A trailer advertises Food Advice Centres to help people get the most out of their food.
Athletics champion Violet Piercey trains and demonstrates her running technique.
Great footage of a female darts player - she warms up with exercises then throws a few arrows.
Women exercising and having treatments at Britain's first Beauty Farm.
Class does relaxation exercises and a woman wears electrically charged eye mask to aid sleep.
Young girls of the Cape Town Sunshine Club do exercises on Clifton Beach.
The Women's League of Health and Beauty demonstrate body exercises at Wembley Stadium, London.
Members of the Women's League of Health and Beauty display their exercises in Hyde Park.
Great footage of a health farm as the Colour Pic Ginger Man visits Buxted Park Health Hydro.
Chubby England cricketer Colin Milburn is sent to health farm to lose weight.
Gentle exercising is the way to stay in trim according to the Women's League of Health and Beauty.
Women perform their synchronised exercises in the open air.
Naked elderly ladies enjoy the health giving properties of spa water in Hungarian capital.
Ernest Hopkins, 70 years old, teaches breathing exercises to 2 young women.
A new way of keeping a slim figure is demonstrated - vigorous leg manipulation!
Half naked men pump up their muscles in the gym through exercise and toning machines.
French girls exercise in the open air.
London shop assistants, secretaries, typists, telephonists etc. give keep fit display in Hyde Park.
Keep fit routine demonstrated by Edith Mezey.
Rosemary Andree shows us how to do exercises in the home to keep in trim.
Nice keep fit footage - girls wear swimsuits or leotards.
Contortionist Merial Gaunt demonstrates her "daily dozen" in the studio.
Men swing dumbbells in display of PT skills at Colchester's Searchlight Tattoo.
Good footage of diet and fitness equipment used to give a women better fitness and a great figure.
Athletics champion Muriel Gunn demonstrates her hurdling technique then does some keep fit exercises.
Women of the English Scandinavian School in Kent perform rhythmic exercises.
Young men exercise with great gusto at the Lucas-Tooth Institute in London.
American women do exercises in a gymnasium
The fitness instructor Vina de Vesci demonstrates to women how to keep fit.
Hitler attends Gymnastic festival in Stuttgart - great shot of massed Nazi salute.
Footage of the Latin Quarter Lovelies performing slimming exercises. London.
Very young children are put through gruelling exercise routines.
A young lady demonstrates the bizarre new fitness device - the Gymno-frame.
Hungarian Physical Culture Expert Edit Mezey shows us some slimming exercises.
Jill Day's gym attracts celebrities as well as some seriously hot men. Sexy bodies! Testosterone feast!
The Health and Beauty League put on display of formation exercising. Africa.
Light hearted item about people joining in keep fit programme broadcast over the radio. France.
Good shots of women doing keep fit exercises at the YWCA Headquarters in London.
The Margaret Morris Dancers rehearse in a garden for a keep fit display.
Great new exercise machine is demonstrated by foppish Spanish type and some showgirls.
Young girls do keep fit exercises in formation in the grounds of a "famous school".
Women exercise on the roof of a London building - they are led by Mr Dell the P.T. Instructor.
68-year-old Mr Branson from Clapham eats grass to stay fit and healthy.
Girls swim in Hampstead Heath ponds in very cold weather.
Early morning activities in Hyde Park - men swimming in Serpentine and horses being fed.
Astra Gazette containing seven stories, including football, bombing Heligoland / Helgoland and hot wax!
Larger women are advised not to wear bright red frocks - more "slimming" styles are suggested.
Women perform various sports and exercises - water skiing, horse riding, keep fit, roller skating etc.
Latest slimming aid is a special bath that makes the bather lose weight.
Large American women exercise to reduce their weight.
Women demonstrate new fitness machine in the United States of America.
An acrobatic routine of the early 1900s is updated with new intertitles in the 1930s.
A new invention that uses electricity to help women lose weight.
Novelties from American inventions congress include slimming machine and cigar lighter.
Women receiving beauty treatment.
People move up and down on hinged exercise beds to lose weight - looks very funny!
Mr Yansen of Sydney shows us his fitness regime which includes drinking sea water.
Excellent item showing the women's champion punch-ball beater do her stuff.
Lou Ravelle demonstrates his technique for increasing strength through hypnosis on model, Wendy.
A Swedish girl demonstrates stretching exercises which can make you slim and supple.
Dancers Gaston and Andree demonstrate home gymnasium.
Footage of a woman using a new electronic fitness device.
A look at beauty treatments which involve raw egg on the back and strawberries on the face.
Footage of young woman having a dry bath at beauty clinic in London
Fabulous item - 40s glamour girls use exercise machines in a gym with a swinging soundtrack.
Beatnik girl is transformed into a glamorous young lady at beauty parlour, Mayfair London.
Madame Mag Cornou launches the Linda Leigh Large Girls Club of Great Britain at Woburn Abbey.
Nina Ricci shows her 1966 spring-summer fashion collection in a gymnasium
People take pills, incl Miss Caley who takes a pill and suddenly looks slim (trickery).
Nice exercise sequence - demonstrated by the very supple Olivette.
Pretty blonde Adrienne dons a 'slim suit' to shed imaginary excess weight while exercising.
Sun seekers keep fit on a beach in the South of France.
Lovely dance with a vase of smoking incense as a prop - various contortions and gymnastics.
Professor Jaroslav Koch devises exercises for babies. Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Girls practice artistic gymnastic from very young age in Hungary.
Fantastic contraptions and beauty regimes - bizarre rubber devices and electrolysis techniques are shown.
Advice on how to care for feet from the chiropody department of Chelsea Polytechnic.
Girl receives a head to toe beauty treatment in London's cosmetic salon.
A male student attends a school for beauticians at Henlow.
Lovely footage of women giving each other a hand massage.
Male physiotherapist who massages showgirls backstage at Prince of Wales Theatre.
For first time men receive treatment at Henlow Grange beauty farm!
Fruit, vegetables and herbs are used as cosmetics - some nice beauty tips found.
Story about a new massage machine - very strange!
A female physiotherapist treats male patients. Wolverhampton, West Midlands.
Report on the success of acupuncture.
Interesting film about a solarium - lots of fun including dancing a Charleston and eating ice cream.
Synchronised exercising in the grounds of a ladies college in Cheltenham.
Women do keep fit exercises on a rooftop in London.
Swedish gymnasts put on a graceful exercise display on a visit to London.
Great film of women doing various exercises, boxing then doing high kicks on a man's arm!
Device for stretching exercises, colour therapy and an alarmed bag.
Bee stings are used in a variety of cures for gout and rheumatism. Illertissen, Germany.
Mr Mason of Burgess Hill, Sussex, claims he can cure rheumatism with bee stings.
Exercise routines featuring a group of large ladies - they are hoping to lose weight.
Couples ballroom dancing - in rehearsals and in competition.
Men get facials at beauty salon in London.
Nice footage of little girls dancing in circles in playground, singing 'Here We Go Looby Loo'.
Bacon frying in frying pan.
Girls at gym class in school gymnasium.
Shopping for large ladies and Miss Fat and Beautiful contest held in London department store.
Girl pupils at Harrogate College in Yorkshire perform synchronised keep fit routines.
Pathe pays tribute to housewives for their war efforts.
Good footage of holidaymakers having fun at a packed out Blackpool.
Eugene girls do synchronised swimming at an outdoor pool at The Barn in Barnet.
Man roller skates to work, he is in training for World's Road Roller Skating Speed Record.