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A Real all-rounder from France

Series

Series Name
Eve And Everybody’s Film Review

Issue

Issue No.
633
Date Released
20 Jul 1933
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1A Real all-rounder from France
  2. 2Lightning!
  3. 3Copenhagen Camoes -: The Fish Market
  4. 4White and Shapely - but only Serviettes
  5. 5Something Different
  6. 6The Five-ton Golfer!
  7. 7The Pony Fair

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 7
Summary
British Pathe synopsis: "We shall have to change our ideas of M’selle, for we have met one whose athletic attainments are, to say the least, versatile." M/S of an attractive young woman sitting on some parallel bars with her legs crossed - she wears a beret. Dissolve into M/S of the woman exercising on the parallel bars. She performs all kinds of gymnastic feats. The same woman then throws a javelin. M/S of a group of women in sportswear - shorts and jumpers - playing netball in the snow. M/S of group of women playing football in a park including our friend in the beret. "Even Rugby!" Various shots of a women’s rugby game. M/S of the girl, this time in a light coloured beret, posing beside a river - a sculling boat in the background. She holds a blade (oar). High angle shot of the girl rowing away from the shore. Extreme C/U of woman wearing a fencing mask. Dissolve into a M/S of the girl in fencing attire holding a foil. We see her perform a few thrusts and parries. M/S of woman riding a horse towards the camera. She climbs down from the horse and walks towards the camera smiling. "Mechanical mounts, too!" High angle shot of the girl sitting astride a motorcycle. Moving shot of her riding her bike along the Champs Elysees. C/U of same girl driving a car - moving shot from the vehicle in front. "Even flying!" M/S of man turning propeller of a small biplane. M/S of our heroine in the cockpit. Aircraft moves off away from the camera. M/S of the girl, now dressed in an elegant white dress and hat, walking in the countryside with a white fluffy dog. Dissolve into a C/U of the two. She talks to the dog and turns him towards the camera. C/U of the girl doing some sewing. M/S shows that she is darning a sock or stocking. She stops and smiles broadly at the camera.
Keywords
Sport; Women; Aviation; Domestic life
Written sources
Pathe Inventory File   Tin No.265
British Pathe Database 1997   Reference No.EP265
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British Film Institute (BFI)
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Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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