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Health and Fitness Keynote of Youth Display

Youth Week is celebrated at Melbourne Showground with a display of sports and fitness.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 12 | Year : 1947 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Director : Jack S Allan |
VS Youth groups march onto sports field. First group is Girl Guides carrying Union Jack flags followed by a Scout group then the Girls Friendly Society. Young women march carrying Australian flags. WS marching groups gathered in the centre of the field. VS Girls in lines practice fencing with rapiers. Men perform gymnastics display. Two men spar in boxing while other men look on. Narration re nation building. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 25097 | 38 secs | 1940s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |