Detail

Title ID 10851Collection ID1176
Title[St. Aubyn's School Sports]
Date[ca. late 1930s]
CollectionFrancis Jefferis Williams
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeUrban Life Family Life
KeywordsSport Schools Children Education Racing
Location
LocalRottingdean
RegionalEast Sussex Brighton and Hove
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionFrancis Jefferis Williams
CameraFrancis Jefferis Williams
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Duration12min. 58sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.

Summary

This amateur film shows a series of sports, fitness demonstrations and events at St Aubyn's School, intercut by a brief shot of a horse racing event (?).

Description

The film includes scenes of the pupils demonstrating movements in slow motion and later some at speed, an arm wrestling session, the boys parading with and in a marching band. Sports and events include a series of foot races, several games, a ring and net sport, a mix of gymnastic exercises and several athletics events. Other scenes include several groups marching, performing drills and shots of a young boy playing cricket.

A brief shot of a horse racing event (?) seems to be inter cut within the sports scenes (?)