STK-ID 23744

Shots of two calithumpian parades, floats being pulled by huge lorries. Sequence showing clowns, five mile race, tossing of the hammer, 100-yard dash, pole vault, running broad and high jumps, balloon race for children, one-mile handicap, obstacle race, game of soccer, 120-yard hurdles, pillow fight (in which contestants sit astride pole thrown over water-filled pit and hit each other with pillows), bun and treacle race, potato race and women's race. Shots of some of the spectators. Shots of more sports events such as tug of war, three-legged race.


Excerpt from
Sports Day at Camp Borden
Borden (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio