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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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Sports

 

Powerboat race

country of origin: United Kingdom

Shotput competition

country of origin: Germany

Broadway Market: shot of Harringtons and queue. 3p for a pie and mash after the war

country of origin: United Kingdom

Family planning/ birth control posters

country of origin: China

Boys boxing, men boxing

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The lizard lighthouse

country of origin: United Kingdom

Women making computer circuits under microscopes

country of origin: China

Swimming amongst boats, climbing in

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Children play tug of war, do exercises, at desks

country of origin: China

Man scrubs bowl

country of origin: Poland

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