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Men of Muscle (Film)

Item Information

Title:
Men of Muscle (Film)
Description:
This a 16mm film titled "Men of Muscle" produced and published by RKO Radio Pictures and directed by Bert Cunningham on Springfield College. The film is about 8 minutes long and is black and white. The exact date of the film is not known but it is thought to have been filmed sometime between the mid-thirties and 1940. The film talks about Springfield College's focus on coaching and the athlete from the intellectual angle. There are scenes with students in classrooms being taught, including some shots of Peter V. Karpovich doing an experiment, a wrestling class, a football class, and the SC varsity basketball team running drills while being coached by Ed Hickox. The final scenes are of the gymnasts performing and being coached by Leslie Judd and of some Tableaux's.
Creator:
RKO-Pathe
Creator:
RKO Radio Pictures
Creator:
Cunningham, Bert
Date:
[1935?–1940?]
Format:
Film/Video
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Marketing and Communications Records Audio and Visual Materials
Subjects:
Springfield College
International Young Men's Christian Association College
Tableaux
Springfield College--Gymnastics
Springfield College--Gymnastics--Men
Springfield College--Buildings
Springfield College--Campus
Springfield College--Students
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Sports--Men
Springfield College--Wrestling
Springfield College--Basketball
Springfield College--Basketball--Men
Judd Gymnasia
Springfield College--Football
Gymnastics
Springfield College--Gymnastics--Exhibition team
Hickox, Edward J.
Judd, Leslie J.
Karpovich, Peter V.
Springfield (Mass.)
Audiovisual materials
Promotional materials
Basketball
Basketball players
Football
Football players
Wrestling
Wrestlers
Gymnasts
Gymnasiums
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Extent:
16mm; Black and White; 00:08:13
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Text and images are owned, held, or licensed by Springfield College and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership is properly cited. A credit line is required and should read: Courtesy of Springfield College, Babson Library, Archives and Special Collections. Any commercial use without written permission from Springfield College is strictly prohibited. Other individuals or entities other than, and in addition to, Springfield College may also own copyrights and other propriety rights. The publishing, exhibiting, or broadcasting party assumes all responsibility for clearing reproduction rights and for any infringement of United States copyright law.
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Publisher:
RKO-Pathe
RKO Radio Pictures
Notes:
There are some skips in the film and the sound goes out and very soft towards the end.
Language:
English
Identifier:
marketing-communications-men-of-muscle
sc_01-men-of-muscle