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women's hockeyThe Speed Girls (1930)

December 12, 2020by win



Full titles read: “The Speed Girls. – Ice Hockey is Women’s latest sport – the girls are practising for a – – -” (remainder of title is obscured by timecode.)

Hove, Brighton.

M/S of six young ladies in gymslips on an ice-rink, holding ice hockey sticks. Another girl skates into shot; she says they are the Sussex Ladies Ice Hockey Club and are going to play a practise game. Various shots of the girls playing ice hockey – during this section we hear a man’s voice say “Alright, the mic’s moved”.

Intertitle reads: “The men give the watchers a new kind of laugh – boxing on ice, one man minus skates! (The — [?] is Harry Mason, the well-known boxer.)” (may be incorrect – part of title is obscured by timecode.)

M/S of two men boxing on the ice; one wears ice skates, the other just wears boots (he could be Harry Mason).
FILM ID:1008.22

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