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Sports on Board Ship
An improvised deck game to pass the time en voyage
Non-Fiction 1898 1 mins Silent
Advertised in an 1897 catalogue of the Prestwich Manufacturing Company - a Tottenham firm specialising cinematographic devices - among a collection of 'New English Subjects', this short film has all the hallmarks of a typical piece of early film. An excitable crowd gathers around a singular piece of action: someone repeatedly falls on their bum! What else do you need to make an audience happy? This game might have been improvised to while away some time on a long voyage, but happily this film preserves it in all its oddity.
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