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  • Lanarkshire
  • Renfrewshire


  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Sporting activities


  • Educational


  • RUSSELL, Stanley Livingstone


  • 1960s

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Reference number: 3861

Date: 1958c / 1959c

Director: d. Stanley Russell

Sponsor: Educational Films of Scotland

Production company: Thames and Clyde

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.33 mins

Description: An introduction to trampolining. A semi-instructional film, it shows the growing popularity of the trampoline for exercise and recreation, demonstrates the five basic landing positions and shows suitable exercises for people of different ages. A section on the value of trampolining in rehabilitation work is also included.

Aimed at age 10 to adult.

Paper Archive file with treatment.

Credits: camera Ken Mackay
comm.s. Richard Baker
technical adviser David Webster
made with co-operation of the Scottish Council for Physical Recreation
photographed at Inverclyde National Recreation Centre, Miner's Rehabilitation Centre (Bellshill) and St. Aidan's School, Bridgeton (Glasgow)
[dist. COI on behalf of the Commonwealth and Colonial Office]

Shotlist: woman and man jumping and somersaulting on trampoline. shot of man in jogging pants and vest talking to camera about trampolining (1.00) Jumping for Joy man jumping on trampoline at Inverclyde Recreation Centre. Demonstration of "feet" or "free" bounce (1.56) c/u in slow motion of same (2.21) demonstration of "knee" bounce (2.46) demonstration of "seat drop" (3.13) demonstration of "front drop" (3.56) demonstration of "back drop" (4.36) shots of small boy, young girl and boy jumping on trampoline (5.39) gvs trampolining at Miner's Rehabilitation Centre, Bellshill. Crowd of men laughing and looking on at instructor, man trying routines for the first time (7.29) shot of woman demonstrating a trampolining routine (8.00) ecs (8.33)