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Summary: The importance of physical fitness: the film draws attention to the emphasis placed on this in the services, says "We are all in the front line now".
Description: It is in the national as well as personal interest that people should take not only exercise, but the right sort of exercise. Interview with the secretary of the Central Council of Recreative Physical Training (Football Association) - local sports centres provide advice and facilities (indoor and outdoor PT, and interviews). BBC's 7.30am PT broadcast also recommended (film and interviews), as are certain types of exercise - running, sculling, swimming, walking, bicycling.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
GB Instructional (Production company)
Warren, John (Production individual)
Withers, Paul (Production individual)
Grune, R (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Football Association, Central Council of Recreative Physical Training (regiment/service)
Keywords: propaganda, British - practical: keep fit (object name)
recreation, British civilian - sport (object name)
GB, England (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 760 ft; Running time: 8 mins