STK-ID 28117

Two shots of teams competing in obstacle race. Shot of men in various costumes parading. Sequence on presentation of trophies by civilian as army officers stand by (same as NFB1910-FG-14-82). Sequence on Cavalry sport men jumping their mounts over low obstacles, trying to hook up object from ground while riding at full speed. Shot of Infantry sports, tug-of war, pole vault. HASs of beach during sports meet at Deauville, some civilians present. MS of blindfold boxing, wheelbarrow race, sack race over low obstacles. Level shots of women dressed in white racing. Shot of soldiers looking and grinning at camera. Sequence on soldiers hitting each other with padded poles as they sit astride greased logs, some falling down. Shots of various races. HAS of mass movement of athletes running on beach at Deauville.


Excerpt from
World War One
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR, Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080, 720 x 486