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Scenes and Incidents at Orpington Athletic Sports

There’s a sport for everyone at this local athletics event in Kent

Non-Fiction 1913 4 mins Silent


This local sports day gives the Olympics a run for their money. Who will win gold in the bicycle obstacle course? The paper bag on the head slalom? The run to the wife to have a tie put on and a cigarette lit? These scenes, filmed specifically for showing at the Orpington Picture Palace, reveal the scale of the events - and on a weekday too.