DUNDEE POLICE SPORTS

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Places:

  • Angus
  • Dundee

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Crime, punishment and law enforcement
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: DUNDEE POLICE SPORTS

Reference number: 1933

Date: 1921

Director: filmed by C.F. Partoon, Dundee

Sponsor: Dundee City Police Sports

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3:56

Description: Coverage of Police Sports day at Dens Park Stadium in Dundee. Includes shots of a women's football team, a pillow fight, gymnastic display, hammer throwing and a display of Highland dancing.

Shotlist: Title (0.11); Police games. General views at Dens Park stadium in Dundee. Shots of various sports activites, including high jump; wrestling; sack race; pillow fight whilst sitting on a bar (0.51); Shots of two women's football teams, Arbroath and Dundee, posing for group shots. (1.46); Shots of Highland dancing by the Balmoral troupe (2.11); Police pipe band marching, lead by Pipe Major Mooney and Sergeant McLeish (2.38); General views of crowds (3.05); Boys from the training ship "Mars" demonstrate kick-boxing and shots of gymnastic display (3.58); Hammer throwing (4.35); Men's 100 yards dash; ms official (4.53); General views of crowd (5.25); End (5.28); [NB Shots throughout of Dens Park Stadium's Provost Road stand under construction].