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Focus on the 20s - Sports and Games

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1920  (Estimated Year)
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00:20:31 - 00:27:17
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Focus on the 20s - Sports an Games. The heroes, legends, record breakers and major names in sports of the 1920s. Golf, tennis, football, baseball, boxing, horse racing, and swimming. Some recreational footage, as well.

Focus on the 20s - Sports and Games

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1920  (Estimated Year)
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00:20:31 - 00:21:04
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DO NOT USE Opening titles & Stills of white man & woman posing with string of fish caught during fishing expedition. Still of two white women posing with dead birds killed during hunting expedition. Great stills of several young white women playing poker on beach with deck of comically oversized deck of cards & poker chips.

Focus on the 20s - Sports and Games

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1920  (Estimated Year)
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00:21:04 - 00:21:28
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TLSs white people recreating on sunny beach. LSs speedboats racing on lake. Nice TLSs men surfing on longboards. TLS sailboats on water. TLS people walking along snowy sidewalk, gusty wind creating snow drifts.

Focus on the 20s - Sports and Games

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1920  (Estimated Year)
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00:21:28 - 00:21:40
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TLSs people ice skating on frozen ponds in public parks. MS people sledding along trail, using both dog & horse pulled sleds.

Focus on the 20s - Sports and Games

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1920  (Estimated Year)
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00:21:40 - 00:22:11
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TLS/LSs white men playing polo. Excellent montage of horse racing, folks betting at track: TLS horses walking on track; MS busy betting windows; LSs horse race; MS middle-aged white woman cheering jubilantly, arms outstretched; quick MS two older white men looking through field glasses (binoculars) from stands. MS famous thoroughbred racehorse MAN O' WAR with jockey EARL SANDE.

Focus on the 20s - Sports and Games

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1920  (Estimated Year)
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00:22:11 - 00:22:30
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Cut to MSs famed swimmer & eventual actor JOHNNY WEISSMULLER mugging for camera by pool; TLS Johnny Weissmuller leaping into pool, swimming quickly, then getting out of pool; CU wet Johnny Weissmuller smiling.

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1920  (Estimated Year)
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00:22:30 - 00:23:20
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Great newsreel of GERTRUDE EDERLE swimming across the English Channel, ultimately breaking the time record, 1926: MS Gertrude Ederle being greased up for distance swim; TLS Ms. Ederle stepping into surf, wading, waving to people of shore; TLSs men in row boat alongside her, her coach passing candy bar to her; MS musical band playing in boat also sailing alongside; TLS Ms. Ederle wading shore, surrounded by crowd; MS Gertrude laughing while posing for camera after successful swim; TLSs parade in her honor in New York City; MS Gertrude meeting w/ NYC Mayor JIMMY WALKER. Panning MS women standing by side of pool (array of ages); TLSs women swimming competitively at YMCA.

Focus on the 20s - Sports and Games

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1920  (Estimated Year)
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00:23:20 - 00:23:37
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MSs young men weaing tank tops exercising, then engaged in a tug of war, one team falling backward. MSs two white male U.S. Army soldiers boxing in shifty backyard ring, sulky soldiers in campaign hats watching on in BG.

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00:23:37 - 00:23:45
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DO NOT USE Still of victorious Jack Dempsey after fight against Georges Carpentier.

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TLS whte male collegiate cheerleaders cheering on sideline during football game. TLS collegiate football game in progress, packed stands in BG. MS University of Illinois Fighting Illini football legend RED GRANGE (Harold Red Grange) in football uniform & leather helmet, posing for cam. TLSs football players doing jumping jacks during practice. H/a LS crowd of students standing closely together, the colors of their clothing spelling out "Notre Dame." MS Notre Dame coaching legend KNUTE ROCKNE and wife Bonnie Rockne looking through binoculars on sideline. TLS football play. LS victorious ND players on parade in South Bend, Indiana.

Focus on the 20s - Sports and Games

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1921  (Estimated Year)
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00:24:12 - 00:25:04
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High angle LS large crowd in Times Square, NYC. MS scoreboard for 1921 World Series of Baseball between New York Yankees & New York Giants. CU/MSs baseball legend BABE RUTH wearing Boston Red Sox uniform. TLS Babe Ruth running bases after hitting home run. MSs Babe Ruth in familiar pinstripes meeting w/ adoring kids on baseball field. MSs Babe with group of orphans. MS Babe Ruth boxing on rooftop. MS Babe in football uniform, kicking football (note that this is a baseball stadium, two baseball players in BG). MS Babe dressed like a cowboy, straddling car as though it were a horse. MS Babe sitting in car, being literally crowned by man in business suit.

Focus on the 20s - Sports and Games

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1920  (Estimated Year)
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MS tennis players BILL JOHNSON and BILL TILDEN posing for camera on court. MS Big Bill Tilden returning ball during service. MS French tennis star SUZANNE LENGLEN posing for cam; TLS Suzanne Lenglen playing on court. CU tennis star HELEN WILLS posing for cam; MSs Helen Wills Moody playing on court; MCU Helen Wills Moody posing for cam. TLS/MSs crowded neighborhood tennis court, beginners & amateurs learning the ropes.

Focus on the 20s - Sports and Games

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1920  (Estimated Year)
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Great TLS crowd standing behind hedgerow, their heads turning in unison to follow golf shot. LSs people crowding courses to watch professional golfers compete. Panning TLS pro golfer sinking putt. Good MSs legendary golfer BOBBY JONES posing on course; slow motion MS Bobby Jones chipping out of sand trap using sand wedge. Great MS famed industrialist JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER SR. hitting ball on fairway (terrible swing); MS John D. Rockefeller Sr. teaching his grandson (young Nelson Rockefeller?) to play golf. MSs President WARREN G. HARDING walking along golf course wearing knickers, playing golf. MS President WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT teeing off. MS New York Governor AL SMITH wearing knickers (plus fours), teeing off, mugging for cam & on-lookers; MS Governor Alfred Smith stuck in sandtrap, trying to wedge out, but can't so he makes a grand joke of the whole thing, eventually picking up the ball and tossing it onto the green... funny.