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Skating Enthusiasts Seize Opportunity


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British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
26 Jan 1933
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Irish Free State Goes to the Polls
  2. 2Jim Londos Retains His Wrestling Title
  3. 3Captain Hope Abandons Search for Hinkler
  4. 4Forest Giants Fall to Australian Axes
  5. 5Skating Enthusiasts Seize Opportunity
  6. 6Grand Prix of Nice in Won in a Canter


Story No. within this Issue
5 / 6
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Skating All Over England. DESCRIPTION: All over England coldest weather since 1929 gives people rare chance of enjoying ice sport. SHOTLIST: All over England the coldest spell since 1929 provided lots of fun on ice and snow. Long shot of people skating on ice. Wimbledon Common. Elevated shot of skating. Shot of huge stone being shot across ice and men play with boulders and golf clubs on ice. (The game is curling). Toboggan slides towards camera. Shot of skiers descending slope. Long shot of ice hockey. Shot of cyclists trying to cycle on ice. Shot of swans on ice, walking towards camera.
Sport; Entertainment and leisure; Weather; Winter sports; Cycling; Animals
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