OLDER SPORTSMEN

Menzies Campbell talks about the challenges of keeping fit while pursuing a sedentary career after giving up full-time athletic training. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Sports
  • Television sport

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: OLDER SPORTSMEN

Reference number: T2219

Date: [1973]

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.35 mins

Description: Documentary about the exercise habits of newly retired sportsmen, including Menzies Campbell, boxer Dick McTaggart and ex-Rangers footballer Jim Baxter [Jim Baxter interview sound only].

[See Ref: T1064 for Jim Baxter interview with complete picture and sound]

Shotlist: Menzies Campbell walking out of his law offices in Edinburgh (0.26) talking head of Menzies on tennis pitch (0.33) Menzies walking the streets of Edinburgh (0.56) talking head of Menzies on tennis pitch - discussing his sporting activities interspersed with slots of him playing tennis (3.06) c/u of ex-boxer Dick MacTaggart skipping (3.17) Iv with RM by Paul Young beside a running track (4.02) shots of RM running round the track (4.26) talking head of Dick interspersed with him skipping (4.54) Dick running round the track - picture ends (5.01) leader (5.23) track continues - Iv with ex-Rangers footballer, Jim Baxter (6.33) leader (7.00) JB iv interspersed with leader (8.54) leader (9.22) brief word from JB (9.35).