Britain's youth / C.B. Fry presents ; a Strand Film production.
- Main contributor
Fry, Charles Burgess, 1872-1956
A short documentary on the widespread engagement in physical activity and athletics in England. Includes footage of amateur cricket matches, soccer games, tennis, darts, and other sports. The resurgence of physical fitness among the British during the period between the wars is presented as the reason the British military was able to quickly expand to a wartime footing. The film ends with British soldiers playing a variety of sports to maintain their physical condition and enjoy their leisure time.
Fry, Charles Burgess, 1872-1956; Ellitt, Jack, 1902-2001; Shaw, Alexander, 1910-1996; Strand Film Company; Great Britain. Ministry of Information; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Ministry of Information]
Sports films.; Sponsored films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Sports; Physiological aspects; Soldiers; Health and hygiene; Armed Forces; Physical training
- Physical Description
1 film reel (13 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Additional production credits taken from BFI website, viewed Mar. 16, 2015.
Commentary writer, C.B. Fry ; director, Jack Ellitt ; producer, Alexander Shaw.
Narrator, C.B. Fry.
Statement of Responsibility
C.B. Fry presents ; a Strand Film production.
- Other Identifiers
: ocn904966113; OCLC: ocn904966113; OCLC: 904966113