Women in sports an informal history

United States, 1976

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Surveys the participation of women in sports from classical times to the present day. Discusses prejudice against the physically active woman, the growing awareness of women’s rights as sports participants, and the new enthusiasm of women for sports. Incorporates archival footage and drawings and features famous sportswomen including, Sonja Henie, Margaret Smith-Court, and Billie Jean King.

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Altana Films


Dan Klugherz

Arthur Zitrin



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