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.
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.