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People and Leisure
peopleleisure.jpgIn this category we have included footage from sports as well as other footage showing people enjoying themselves and at leisure in their every day lives. Football is represented by a documentary on the history of Celtic and Ranger Clubs (The Big Clubs) as well as the historical 1953 game between England and Hungary showing Hungary’s victory. There’s female wrestling in London in the 60s and cricket footage from India.
Noted Eel and Pie Houses, by filmmaker David Furnham, records the historical development of  the first eel houses  brought to the capital by Dutch eel boats, as well as the tradesmen – the North London dynasty of the Cookes, the Nathans and the Harringtons of Tooting. Felix Greene’s One Man's China portrays the Chinese enjoying themselves, their sports, theatre and cinema programmes.
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Boy herds geese

country of origin: China

Wedding party pulled along by white horses

country of origin: Poland

Aboriginal kids climb trees and eat

country of origin: Australia

Miss Egypt wins Miss World

country of origin: United Kingdom

Girls play catch in park

country of origin: United Kingdom

Gypsies

country of origin: Germany

Bertram Mill's Circus performs

country of origin: United Kingdom

Flag flies at palace

country of origin:

A brief history illustrated by paintings and engravings: Billingsgate opens 1558; fish market in 1699

country of origin: United Kingdom

Mending uniforms and repairing shoes

country of origin: China

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