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''Heavyweight'' contest

Week number 55-05

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The contest for the most heavy man in the province Utrecht is being held in the Jaarbeurs Utrecht. Heavy men are being measured with a cheese scale from Alkmaar. Piles of cheeses from Alkmaar are used as counterweight. Mister Van de Zwaard wins eventually (390 pounds).

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
22 January 1955
Length:
01:06

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Contributions:
Bloemendal, Philip (commentaar)
Type:
video
Original format:
Film 
User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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